Our painting is a beautiful illustration of the work of Jean-Baptiste Benard considered a "little master of French painting of the eighteenth century still poorly studied.
His work reveals an inspiration linked to the art of painters like Watteau, Chardin, Fragonard, and make Benard a painter anchored in the French artistic milieu of this middle of the 18th century.
Our painting by its execution, its color, its subject treated like a scene made of grace, cheerfulness and lightness by the delicate humor of the staging of the characters, where it invites the viewer in a gallant game, is a testimony Attaching the licentiousness of the 18th century.
Oil on its original canvas (signature left bottom left (J.B ...)
Louis XV period frame in carved wood with flowers motif.
Dimensions: Height 38 cm, width 46 cm.
With frame: Height 50 cm Width 58 cm