Monument to Mignard by Francois Boucher Old Masters Fine Art Reproduction
Painting - Digital Art Reproduction
Monument to Mignard c1735 by French Painter François Boucher (1703 - 1770); also known as a draftsman, engraver and decorator in the French Rococo style, was well known for his lavish mythological, allegorical and erotic motifs and was the court painter of Louis XV and a favorite of the Marquise de Pompadour.
Monument to Mignard is a tribute to the either one of the Mignard brothers. There was Pierre Mignard (1612 - 1695), known as Mignard le Romain and Nicolas Mignard (1606 -1668) known as Mignard d’Avigno french painters known for their portraits and religious and mythological scene.
It depicts Mignard sitting on an obelisk pedestal ledge with a young lady (maybe a model) with two sleepy cherubs. A possibly dead bird in the arm of one of the cherubs with a painters palette with paint brushes on the side; and what appears to be death cloaked in a large drape, while standing on the side of the obelisk with a sickle in his right hand.
This is a retouched digital art reproduction of a public domain image.
August 12th, 2020
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