Why Do Old Portraits Look Grumpy?Gymnastics

5 min
Available from 23/03/2021 to 09/09/2025
In old paintings, the subjects never smile. Up until the 18th century, every figure was sombre and strict-looking, because smiling was considered uncouth. 

  • Director :
    • David Caillon
  • Producer :
    • La Blogothèque
    • Milgram
    • UFA X / Divimove
  • Country :
    • France
    • Germany
  • Year :
    • 2020