Louis-Leopold Boilly


(click image to zoom-in)
Author: Louis-Leopold Boilly
Genre Painting, Painting, Oil on canvas, 40.5x32 cm
Origin: France, Mid-1780s

Boilly was perhaps the most important of the French genre painters in the late 18th and early 19th century, and his small paintings depicting modern life were extremely popular with his contemporaries. Here he shows a woman painter in her studio, surrounded by the many attributes of the art of painting. The Painter is a characteristic example of Boilly's early work, containing distant echoes of the mannered rococo style. The pretty, doll-like face of the artist with its charmingly sly smile, her gracious pose and coquettish turn of her head all recall paintings of women by Watteau, Boucher and Fragonard, while the attributes in the studio recall Chardin's still-lives on the subject of the attributes of the arts.

Style: Neo-Classicism
Source of entry: Palace Museums, Peterhof, 1921

See also

Louis-Leopold Boilly Online
Louis-Leopold Boilly [French Painter and Printmaker, 1761-1845] Guide to pictures of works by Louis-Leopold Boilly in art museum sites and image archives ...
Louis-leopold Boilly (1761 - 1845) Artwork Images, Exhibitions ...
Louis-Leopold Boilly’s father was a wood-carver and he thus came from a modest ... Louis-Leopold Boilly - View of a Lake 1797 oil on canvas Los Angeles ...
Léopold Boilly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Biography and links to many works {World Wide Art Resources}; Biography at J. Paul Getty Museum site · The Art of Louis-Léopold Boilly {Book ...
Category:Louis-Léopold Boilly - Wikimedia Commons
L-L Boilly Une loge.... 84612 bytes. La lecture du testam... 93365 bytes. Louis Léopold Boill... 24211 bytes. Louis Léopold Boill. ...

Site map

Albums Authors Countries Sources Epoches Exibitions Genres
Personages Schools Styles Techniques Themes Types Workshops

Image Use Policy

Unless otherwise noted, images this web site may be used for any purpose without prior permission.

Any material in the public domain found on this web site is not protected by copyright.

We make no representations or warranties with respect to ownership of copyrights in the images, and do not represent others who may claim to be authors or owners of copyright of any of the images, and make no warranties as to the quality of the images.

We shall not be responsible for any loss or expenses resulting from the use of the images, and you release and hold us harmless from all liability arising from such use.

We do not sell art prints, framed posters or reproductions. Ads are shown only to compensate the hosting expenses.