Beauvais ateliers, 1770 – Tapestries museum, Aix-en-Provence
Size: 170 x 198 cm (76” x 78”)
J.B. Leprince, a student of Boucher, was one of the most famous painters at the beginning of the 18th century. Marchands d’oiseaux tapestry creates a new kind of exoticism based around northern European countries. here he introduced for the first time in France, characters, costumes and picturesque aspects of Russian life.