A French term that denotes different types of paintings, such as landscape, portrait or still life. The phrase ‘genre painting’ is used specifically to describe works depicting everyday scenes.

Sir David Wilkie Distraining for Rent 1815

Artists

Alexander Carse
about 1770 - 1843
Nicolaes Maes
1634 - 1693
Gerard ter Borch
1617 - 1681
Bernardo Strozzi
1581 - 1644
William Home Lizars
1788 - 1859
Sir David Wilkie
1785 - 1841