Nicolas Lancret, La Sérénade. Oil on canvas, not dated. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
You often see caption contests for funny candid pictures, so I thought we should try to caption this painting by Lancret. It is titled La Sérénade, I will go first. Leave your captions in the comments, or just your thoughts about the piece!
"Armand, please...this is embarrassing!"
"Look dear, I have hired him for an hour, just enjoy the music"