Our painting is a reprise of that of Boucher painted in 1795 that can be admired at the cognacq-jay museum in Paris.
Oil on canvas of 82 cm by 65.
Beautiful frame of 98 cm by 83.
Noël Hallé (1711-1781), French painter and engraver, was born on 2 September 1711 in Paris and died there on 5 June 1781.
He received his first lessons in painting from his father Claude Guy Hallé. Having obtained the principal prizes of the Académie des Beaux-Arts of Paris, the first prize of which in 1736 with the passage of the Red Sea, he became a member of it on May 31, 1748.
In 1775 he took the direction of the Académie de France in Rome after staying there from 1737 to 1744. He was the brother-in-law of Jean II Restout and the nephew of Jean Jouvenet. His son is the famous doctor Jean Noël Hallé.