What a stunning painting!
Anne,It's by Jean-Hippolyte Flandin. I added the identifying information to the original post.
A blessed Holy Week wished for you.Thank you for your wonderful coloring sheets, we used the Lego mini figure ones Friday, they were so fun!Here's my link, it's at the bottom of the post....just wanted you to know we used them.http://makemeasaint.blogspot.com/2011/04/spring-is-in-cold-air.html
Thank you for sharing your thoughts and yourself!