There's no standing in line, entry fees are low and there are usually a wide range of representative works and exceptional treasures in France's smaller, provincial museums. In the Château-Musée de Dieppe one of my finds was this portrait; and even if only attributed to Jean-Baptiste Greuze, an 18th-century French painter whose works I enjoy coming across, it might as well be.
La beauté est dans les yeux de celui qui regarde.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. -- Oscar Wilde
For a brief and fascinating account in French of Oscar Wilde's summer of self-exile in the Normandy coastal village of Berneval-sur-Mer near Dieppe, click here.