TRINQUESSE, Louis-Rolland
(b. 1745, Paris, d. ca. 1800)

The Music Party

Oil on canvas, 194 x 133 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Trinquesse painted a number of scenes in the tradition of 18th-century fetes galantes, but was best-known as a prolific draughtsman. His drawings, often signed and dated, were made between 1763 and 1797 or 1798.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 2 minutes):
Vincenzo Bellini: Malinconia, ninfa gentile