Painting of French painter Francois Boucher “Sunrise”. The size of the picture is 318 x 261 cm, canvas, oil.
The painting is a sketch of the tapestry ordered by the artist Madame de Pompadour, in addition, it is a pair picture to the canvas “Sunset”.
The painting depicts the god of pure sunlight Apollo, who in late antique mythmaking became the representative and patron of everything clear and pure in the spiritual and moral field, the primary source of all education and progress. Thus, Apollo began to appear in myths primarily as the patron of the arts, the god of singing and playing the lyre, whose presentation and reflected Boucher in the plot of his sketch.