François Boucher, 1703 - 1770
Lovers in a Park, 1758
Oil on canvas, 232.4 x 194.9 cm (91-1/2 x 76-3/4 in.)
In François Boucher's vision of a lush garden setting, a young couple and their spaniel have stopped to rest while out for a stroll. The man, who is weaving flowers into the hair of his lover, is distracted by the appearance of a milkmaid, who has been gathering flowers of her own.