"Louis Rossignon (1781-1862) Portrait Of Dandy, 1824"Louis Joseph Toussaint Rossignon (Avesnes 1781 - Paris 1862) «Portrait of a Young Man» An elegant man wearing a black frock coat on a gray "chip" vest, white crop and trousers poses in a cloudy landscape, his top standing on a low wall. Oil on canvas signed and dated lower right: "L.Rossignon 1824" In its beautiful original frame in gilded wood decorated with palmettes in the corners. TIME RESTORATION. Dimensions: View: height 39,4 cm x length 31,5 cm. Frame: height 53 cm x length 44,8 cm. Superb portrait in perfect state of conservation. A native of the Ardennes, he studied painting in Paris by the painter François-André Vincent. He admires Raphael, and reproduces La Madone de Foligno of the Reims Museum of Fine Arts. From 1810, he exhibited at the Salon of historical scenes including Le Siege de Missolonghi (Salon of 1827, gold medal) and then occupies a studio rue Buffault in the heart of romantic Paris. Appreciated by King Louis Philippe, he made several historical portraits for the Museum of History of France wanted by the King for the Palace of Versailles (portraits of Claire de Gonzague Countess of Montpensier, Descartes, Marquis de Mantoue, Louis- Philogène Brulart de Sillery Marquis de Puisieux and the Emperor Charlemagne).