Boy with a Drawing Book, Nicolas Bernard Lépicié, c. 1772

Boy with a Drawing Book, Nicolas Bernard Lépicié, c. 1772

oil on canvas, h 40cm × w 32cm. More details

This is typical of the ‘sentimental’ studies of children that found such favour in France during the second half of the 18th century. It may be a portrait of a pupil or child of the artist. The painting is still in its original 18th-century frame.

On display in room 1.9

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