Jeune garcon endormi, a mi-hauteur, profil gauche, Jean-Baptiste Greuze
(1725-1805), oil on canvas, 46x38.1cm.
In 2007 Ian, who is now retired, and wife Mary sold two paintings by French artist Jean-Baptiste Greuze
for pounds 800,000.
The volume includes Bernadette Fort's absorbing essay on Jean-Baptiste Greuze
's framing of his wife's image.
Two by 18th-century French master Jean-Baptiste Greuze
, valued at pounds 18,000 to 20,000, fetched pounds 1.05 million at Donnington Priory, near Newbury, Berkshire.
Storr's title for the symposium revealed his own inclination toward a "Global Salon," and he insisted that he wanted the generative moment of Denis Diderot and Jean-Baptiste Greuze
, not the hopeless pompiers furnishing state buildings in the late nineteenth century.
If you were to choose among Francois Boucher (1703-1770), Jean-Simeon Chardin (1699-1779), Jean-Honore Fragonard (1732-1806), and Jean-Baptiste Greuze
(1725-1805), Greuze is certainly the big eighteenth-century French painter who got away.
It works splendidly with the works of the eighteenth-century French painter Jean-Baptiste Greuze
, where of course Helgerson has the brilliant work of Michael Fried to draw on.
Rockwell painted mercantile society, in the tradition of Frans Hals, William Hogarth, Jean-Baptiste Greuze
, Louis Leopold Boilly, and William Frith, but as an American he painted a society grounded not in the wisdom of its elders but in the promise of its youth."
On Mondays such artists as Francois Boucher, Maurice-Quentin de La Tour, and Jean-Baptiste Greuze
attended; on Wednesdays writers, including Horace Walpole, Pierre Marivaux, Bernard de Fontenelle, and Claude-Adrien Helvetius, were present.