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 (frăg′ə-när′, frä-gô-), Jean Honoré 1732-1806.
French artist best known for his rococo paintings of exotic landscapes and love scenes.

Fragonard

(French fraɡɔnar)
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(Biography) Jean-Honoré (ʒɑ̃ ɔnɔre). 1732–1806, French artist, noted for richly coloured paintings typifying the frivolity of 18th- century French court life

Fra•go•nard

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n.
Jean Honoré, 1732–1806, French painter.
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Censured by factions within the Academie in France, Rubens nevertheless shaped much of the rococo art that appealed to the pleasure-seeking urban and aristocratic elites, influencing the fetes galantes of Jean-Antoine Watteau, the eroticism of Francois Boucher, and the hedonistic fantasies of Jean-Honore Fragonard, for example.
In the interior, are three works by Rubens and one by Jean-Honore Fragonard, a French painter native of the town.
Much of their early inspiration came from the works of painters like Jean-Honore Fragonard.
The son of a haberdasher, Jean-Honore Fragonard grew up to become one of the most sought-after court painters in 18th-century France.
MAKE AN IMPRESSION Named for Grasse (France) native and Impressionist painter Jean-Honore Fragonard as a tribute to the town's legacy in art and perfume, Perfumerie Fragonard gift-packs its wonderful Reve Indien eau de toilette with a tres-Provencal printed voile bag ($74).
The blurred, scribbled drawing by Jean-Honore Fragonard (1732-1806) will disappoint admirers used to the clarity of his paintings and engravings, but it is no more than a working draft for an illustration intended for an edition of Ariosto's epic, Orlando Furioso.
Yinka Shonibare's Swing (After Fragonard), 2001, takes a notorious painting by the French artist Jean-Honore Fragonard, which depicts a nobleman gazing at his lover's crotch with the help of a strategically placed swing, and creates a life-size sculpture in which we now assume the nobleman's privileged vantage point.
All spirit and fire" was how Tiepolo was described in his time, also the time of Francois Boucher, Jean-Honore Fragonard, Jean-Antoine Watteau, and Canaletto (5).

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