MENJAUD, Alexandre
(b. 1773, Paris, d. 1832, Paris)

Girodet's Farewell to His Studio

Oil on canvas, 70 x 54 cm
Musée Girodet, Montargis

This picture is a posthumous tribute to the painter Girodet de Roucy-Trioson, inspired a legend. It represents the scene when, a few days before his death, Girodet, supported by his housekeeper, says goodbye to his workshop.