Musée des Beaux Arts, Lille

The Musée des Beaux Arts in Lille has, not surprisingly, a very strong French collection.

A wonderful Chardin:-

A set of very beautiful portraits by Louis-Léopold Boilly, including a study for his portrait of his close friend Jean-Antoine Houdon:-

Others are unnamed:-

Here he is doing a more finished portrait of M d’Aucourt de Saint-Just:-

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