François Quesnel

1543-1619 Scotland-France/Late Renaissance

 

Brief Biography-Fran├žois Quesnel was born into a family of painters at Holyrood, Edinburgh c. 1544. His father, Pierre, was a French artist working for Mary of Guise as the queen's painter. In Paris, he excelled in portraiture and was patronised by Henry III. Quesnel was also a designer of tapestries, one being for Marie de Medici and the consecration of Louis XIII.

 

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Portrait of a
Gentleman

Portrait of a Gentleman

Catherine
Henriette-

Catherine Henriette de Balzac D'entragues

Francois
d'Amboise-

Francois d'Amboise-Young Earl of Aubijoux

Henri III
of France

Henri three of France

Henri
Valois

Henri Valois

Martin
Ruze

Martin Ruze

A
Lady

A Lady

A
Lady

Portrait of a Lady

Renaud
de Beaune

Renaud de Beaune#

Renaud de Beaune
Sambancay

Renaud de Beaune Sambancay