Portrait of the Artist with a Mocking Face

Joseph Ducreux18th Century

Rmn-Grand Palais

Rmn-Grand Palais
Paris, France, France

Joseph Ducreux, who was named first painter to Queen Marie-Antoinette, specialized in portraits. His paintings featured models from his time, who he liked to depict in different poses. In this piece, smiling with his hat askew, he points and laughs at the viewer as if to mock their criticism.


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