Fragonard


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Fra·go·nard

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

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

(fra gɔˈnar)

n.
Jean Honoré, 1732–1806, French painter.
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Sketches of boxers, of ballet-girls, and of racehorses alternated with a sensuous Fragonard, a martial Girardet, and a dreamy Turner.
Rowlandson was influenced by the French, particularly Rococo, artists such as Watteau and Fragonard.
You'll also find a Fragonard perfume museum where you can join in a workshop to create your very own scent to take home.
Instead of the Louvre, the museum of choice in Paris is the MusA[c]e Fragonard, where skeletons and mummies in lifelike poses are on display.
Oppenheim is one of the [Surrealists] who offers the most promise of revolutionary change in living." Another, Brian Lane, wrote of Fragonard's The Meeting, "This playful image makes you think about your childhood crushes and flirts," and "I'm sure the brushstrokes and textures are eye-candy."
He delicately turned his paintbrush to some perfumed, duck-shaped soap on a visit to the Parfumerie Fragonard laboratory in Eze, south eastern France.
Figgis employs multiple references to French Rococo painting, from works by Francois Boucher to ones by Fragonard, with their rural scenes and fetes galantes.
Paintings like The Swing (1767) will forever cause Jean-HonorA@ Fragonard to be remembered as one of the more perverted French painters in history.
She also sets Boucher, Chardin, and Fragonard in the wider intellectual context of the Enlightenment.
The book focuses on a series of portrait paintings by Jean Honor<AEe> Fragonard, in which figures appear in fancy dress or fantasy costumes, and addresses the debate over whether the figures represented real people.