Philémon and Baucis entertaining Jupiter and Mercury.
18th c French Neoclassical Painting
(Paris, 1732 - 1797, Paris)
Oil on canvas
Tours. Musée des Beaux-Arts.
The incident was taken from Ovid's Metamorphosis. The painting served as Restout's receptio piece for the Royal Academy of Painting in1769.
RESTOUT Jean-Bernard|Philémon and Baucis entertaining Jupiter and Mercury. | c. 1769|French | Neoclassic