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|Author: Louis-Leopold Boilly|
|Genre Painting, Painting, Oil on panel, 40x31 cm|
|Origin: France, Between 1796 and 1798|
Just an everyday episode... Two young women have come to a halt at the entrance to a house as they wait to be recived. The elder holds herself confidently. Overcoming her diffidence, she rings at the door. The younger is clearly embarassed and looks at a tiny dog. Documentary precision in the recording of costumes and hairstyles of the period of the Directoire are combined in Boilly's work with a fine understanding of and desire to reveal his characters' inner feelings.
|Source of entry: Sheremetev Palace Museum, Leningrad, 1931|
|Exibition: French Art: 19th - 20th centuries|
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Louis-Léopold Boilly (French: [bwɑji]; 5 July 1761 – 4 January 1845) was a French painter and draftsman. A gifted creator of popular portrait paintings, he also ...
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Louis-Léopold Boilly, (born July 5, 1761, La Bassée, France—died January 4, 1845, Paris), prolific painter known for his genre scenes of ...
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