Wednesday, August 3, 2016


Playing king and lording over his band of friends is le Roi des Moutards. The painting is the work of Orléans native, Alexandre Antigna (1817-1878) and hangs in the city's Musée des Beaux Arts.

un moutard:  a kid
son altesse, sa majesté:  his nibs (here in the sense of a self-important person)

©2016 P.B. Lecron

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