The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
A Sentimental Conversation
  • Camille (Joseph-Étienne) Roqueplan (1800 - 1855)
  • A Sentimental Conversation
  • France
  • 1843
  • Painting
  • Oil on mahogany panel
  • Image size: 40.5 x 32.5 cm
    Object size: 65 x 57 x 11.5 cm
  • Signature: 'Clle Roqueplan. 1843'
  • P571
  • Reserve Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The composition and mood evoke the eighteenth century (cf. Watteau, 'The Music Party', P410 and Greuze, 'Boy with a Dog', P419), though the costumes more closely resemble the seventeenth century.