Jean-Marc Nattier (1685–1766) ~ Thalie, Muse de la Comédie, 1739 ✿

 Thalie, Muse de la Comédie, (detail) 1739
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  Thalie, Muse de la Comédie, 1739
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  Thalie, Muse de la Comédie, (detail) 1739 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Jean-Marc Nattier (1685-1766), French painter, was born in Paris, the second son of Marc Nattier (1642–1705), a portrait painter, and of Marie Courtois (1655–1703), a miniaturist. He is noted for his portraits of the ladies of King Louis XV's court in classical mythological attire.