Portrait d'une artiste dessinant d'après une antiquité. Jean-François Sablet (French, 1745-1819). Oil on canvas.

Among Jean-François Sablet’s early portraits are those of Charles de Bourbon, Comte d'Artois, as Colonel General of the Swiss and Grison Guards (1774) and Charles-Henri, Comte d'Estaing. He also painted genre scenes and mythological scenes. In 1791 he left Paris for Rome to join his brother. While there he concentrated on landscapes, also depicting people in local costume.

Dr. and Mrs. Vandertramp. 

“Dr. Mrs. Vandertramp” is a mnemonic device for remembering which verbs take être in the compound tenses.

D - Devenir
R - Revenir
M - Monter
R - Rester
S - Sortir
V - Venir
A - Aller
N - Naître
D - Descendre
E - Entrer
R - Rentrer
T - Tomber
R - Retourner
A - Arriver
M - Mourir
P- Partir

For all of these common verbs, conjugate with être with any compound tense (passé composé, plus-que-parfait, futur antérieur, etc.)

avoir l’air - to look like, to seem

*Construction note: avoir l’air + adjective, avoir l’air de + noun, avoir l’air de + infinitive 

Examples:

Tu as l’air fatiguée - You seem tired. 

Elle avait l’air d’un ange - she looked like an angel

Vouz avez l’air de vous amuser - You seem like you’re having fun. 

Il n’a pas l’air de comprendre. - He doesn’t seem to understand.