Like other French artists of his time, Boucher was intrigued by figures in Chinese costume. This piece of 'chinoiserie' shows an old man sitting with a fishing rod and a boy holding up a parasol. A Chinese lady lies sweet talking the man. In the background is a pagoda. The painting was possibly intended for the boudoir of Madame de Pompadour in Château Bellevue.
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|Material and technique||Oil on paper on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is travelling|
Width 52.1 cm
Height 38.1 cm
|Accession number||2573 (OK)|
|Credits||Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958|
|Age artist||About 47 years old|
|Collector||Collector / D.G. van Beuningen|
The Collection Enriched (2011)
Boijmans bij de Buren - Meesterlijk! (2019)
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
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