Facebook Live: Boilly: Scenes of Parisian Life

Friday 1 March, 9.15–9.30am

This is an online event

Explore Revolutionary Paris through Boilly’s daring and playful paintings

Working in a politically turbulent Paris, Louis-Léopold Boilly witnessed the French Revolution, the rise and fall of Napoleon, and the Restoration of the French Monarchy.

Join curator Francesca Whitlum-Cooper as she explores Boilly’s daring responses to the changing political environment and art market he encountered

The broadcast will be shared on the National Gallery’s Facebook page. The broadcast can be watched live on Facebook, and a replay version will be available on the channel afterwards.

Image above: Detail from Louis-Léopold Boilly, 'Carnival Scene', 1832 © The Ramsbury Manor Foundation Photo © courtesy the Trustees