An unusual unanimity exists among the sitters in this scene, perhaps due to Jean-Gabriel Eynard's request for his friends and relations to direct their eyes to their right. The result is an appealing sort of expectancy, as though some person, carriage, or circus troupe is about to make an entrance from that direction. Eynard himself sits in the center with his top hat on his lap, a lively participant in the tableau.


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