In May of 1791 Montesquiou was designated the commander of the 9th military division. Owen, Josephine Avis. Artist: Henri Charles Guérard (French, 1846-1897) after James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) c. 1894. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible purchase. 9 1/8 x 4 1/4 (10 1/2 x 7 1/8). Etching with drypoint and roulette. This portrait of Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac (1855–1921), a prominent figure in the social, artistic, and intellectual circles of Paris, is the most modern painting in The Frick Collection, as well as one of the last large canvases Whistler finished. Born in Paris on March 7, 1855, into a family that traced its nobility back to the early middle ages, Portrait of Robert (1855-1921) Count of Montesquiou-Fezensac, 1879 (oil on canvas) by Doucet, Henri Lucien (1856-95) Genealogy for Thierry de Montesquiou-Fézensac (1824 - 1864) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. After the failed attempt of the royal family to escape the country before they were caught at Varennes, Montesquiou resigned as the equerry of the Count of Provence. Henri Gu&erard. Buy Autels Privilegies ... by Montesquiou-Fezensac, Robert online on at best prices. Robert Montesquiou-Fezensac is the author of Paul Helleu, Peintre Et Graveur. As published in the Gazette des Beaux-Arts in 1903. Count Robert de Montesquiou was a writer during France's Belle Epoque, but he is best remembered as a dandy and an aesthete, who inspired the literary creations of others. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Ideas Gift Cards Sell Papers of W. Graham Robertson, 1875-1948. Historical Note: Robert de Montesquiou, born March 7, 1855, to Thierry, Comte de Montesquiou-Fezensac, and his wife Pauline (nee Duroux), descended from one of the oldest aristocratic families in France, and proudly counted among his distant ancestors Charles de Batz-Castelmore d'Artagnan, whose life was dramatized by Alexandre Dumas in Les Trois Mousquetaires. Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac: a figure in the symbolist movement [microform] Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries: creatorOf: Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. Montesquiou also supported replacing the Order of Saint Louis with a new Order of Military Merit. [Count Robert de Montesquiou] Summary Print shows Robert de Montesquiou-Fézensac, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right. Contributor Names Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903, artist Created / Published Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Ideas Gift Cards Sell Guérard also did a larger drypoint of the image and a Montesquiou image of bats flying in moonlight . Le Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac. A fine impression printed by Porcabeuf on cream laid paper. Count Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac Date: 1894.