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Boilly Sorrows of Love

The Sorrows of Love, by Louis-Léopold Boilly

Boilly, during his long and life and career, was the unparalleled witness of everyday life in France in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. I used several of his paintings as direct inspirations for scenes of my second novel, For the King. I love his down-to-earth style, his sense of observation and humor. And of […]