Billoin, Charles (1813-69; Belgian)
Louise d’Orléans, reine des Belges
Acquired by 1894
Unidentified; present location unknown

Louise (1812-50) was a French princess who married Leopold I of Belgium in 1832: see now * Baugniet Leopold Prémier, roi des Belges {by 1894} Loc? [PR].

Billoin was a painter and printmaker who specialized in portraits of the European nobility of his day.


NGV 1894, p.103 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 1st bay, no.67) 

For the sitter, see e.g.éans. For Billoin, see e.g. AKL 11 (1995), p.55; Bénézit 2, p.487; and Further examples, including portraits of other 19th-century European royals, may be found by Googling