Louvre: François Boucher – Diana leaving her bath

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Sully wing – 2nd floor – The painters of Louis XV – Room 38 Diana leaving her bath is a delightful painting; it is considered perhaps the masterpiece of Boucher. “The goddess, one of her nymphs, kneeling beside her, has … Read More

FRANCOIS BOUCHER – Vulcan presenting arms to Venus for Aeneas

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VULCAN PRESENTING TO VENUS THE FORGED ARMS FOR AENEAS BOUCHER, affirms Nécrologe of 1771, “possessed to a greater degree all the great parts of the art of painting, and could have tried and distinguished himself in all genres; but, borned … Read More