Artist: Jean-Baptiste van Loo
Dates: 14 January 1684 – 19 December 1745
Title of Piece: Margaret (‘Peg’) Woffington
Brief Biography: Van Loo was a portrait and subject painter patronized by the Prince of Carignan. He ws a member of Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture and produced many altar pieces as well as restoring the works of Francesco Primaticcio.