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Past Exhibition

The Distressed Countess Trifaldi

Painting of The Distressed Countess Trifaldi, Afflicted by Her Beard, Imploring Don Quixote to Avenge Her

Charles Coypel (French, 1694–1752)
The Distressed Countess Trifaldi, Afflicted by Her Beard, Implores Don Quixote to Avenge Her
probably 1716
Oil on canvas
48 3/8 x 51 in. (123 x 130 cm)
Palais Impérial de Compiègne; long-term loan from the Musée du Louvre, Paris (3575)

Provenance: Gobelins Tapestry Manufactory, probably from 1716 to 1823. Musée du Louvre, from 1823 to 1832. Château de Compiègne, from 1832 to 1846. Musée du Louvre, from 1846 to 1849. Château de Compiègne, from 1849 to 1939. Chambord, between 1939 and 1946. Château de Compiègne, from 1946 (except when restored at the Musée du Louvre in 1977–78).