|Nicolas Bernard Lépicié, Boy with a Drawing Book. c. 1772 oil on canvas. Rijksmuseum.|
A young artist with his own portfolio. Madame du Pompadour had a drawing portfolio in a similar green color!
|Maurice-Quentin de La Tour, Madame de Pompadour. 1752, pastel. Musée du Louvre.|
And of course how could we forget that the classic Monkey as Painter.... !