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Fragonard: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a French Rococo painter and printmaker whose style was remarkable by cheerfulness and hedonism. His most popular artworks are genre paintings conveying an atmosphere... More > of intimacy and veiled eroticism. Fragonard has been ranked with Watteau as one of the two great lyrical painters of the analytical 18th century in France. An extraordinary active artist, he produced more than 550 paintings, several thousand drawings, and 35 etchings. His style, based primarily on that of Rubens, was express, forceful, and effortless, never tensed or fussy like that of so many of his contemporaries. Although the greater part of his active life was passed during the neoclassical period, he continued to paint in a Rococo manner until shortly before the French Revolution.< Less
Fragonard: 265 Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732 – 1806) was a French painter and printmaker whose late Rococo manner was distinguished by remarkable facility, exuberance, and hedonism. Among his most... More > popular works are genre paintings conveying an atmosphere of intimacy and veiled erotic. Fragonard has been bracketed with Watteau as one of the two great poetic painters of the unpoetical 18th century in France. A prodigiously active artist, he produced more than 550 paintings, several thousand drawings, and 35 etchings. His style, based primarily on that of Rubens, was rapid, vigorous, and fluent, never tight or fussy like that of so many of his contemporaries.< Less
Fragonard: Drawings Colour Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a French painter and printmaker whose late Rococo manner was distinguished by remarkable facility, exuberance, and hedonism. Among his most popular works are genre... More > paintings conveying an atmosphere of intimacy and veiled erotic. Fragonard has been bracketed with Watteau as one of the two great poetic painters of the 18th century in France. A prodigiously active artist, he produced more than 550 paintings, several thousand drawings, and 35 etchings. His style, based primarily on that of Rubens, was rapid, vigorous, and fluent, never tight or fussy like that of so many of his contemporaries. Although the greater part of his active life was passed during the Neoclassical period, he continued to paint in a Rococo idiom until shortly before the French Revolution.< Less
Fragonard: His Palette By Arron Adams
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Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732 – 1806) was a French painter and printmaker whose late Rococo manner was distinguished by remarkable facility, exuberance, and hedonism. Among his most... More > popular works are genre paintings conveying an atmosphere of intimacy and veiled erotic. Fragonard has been bracketed with Watteau as one of the two great poetic painters of the unpoetical 18th century in France. A prodigiously active artist, he produced more than 550 paintings, several thousand drawings, and 35 etchings. His style, based primarily on that of Rubens, was rapid, vigorous, and fluent, never tight or fussy like that of so many of his contemporaries. Although the greater part of his active life was passed during the Neoclassical period, he continued to paint in a Rococo style until shortly before the French Revolution.< Less
Fragonard: 100 Paintings and Drawings By Maria Tsaneva
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Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a French Rococo painter and print-maker whose style was remarkable by cheerfulness and hedonism. His most popular artworks are genre paintings conveying an atmosphere... More > of intimacy and veiled eroticism. Fragonard has been ranked with Watteau as one of the two great lyrical painters of the analytical 18th century in France. An extraordinary active artist, he produced more than 550 paintings, several thousand drawings, and 35 etchings. His style, based primarily on that of Rubens, was express, forceful, and effortless, never tensed or fussy like that of so many of his contemporaries. Although the greater part of his active life was passed during the neoclassical period, he continued to paint in a Rococo manner until shortly before the French Revolution.< Less
Jean Honore Fragonard: 117 Paintings By Jessica Findley
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Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a French painter, one of the most prolific artists active in the last decades of the Ancien Régime. Among his most popular works are genre paintings conveying... More > an atmosphere of intimacy. Fragonard has been ranged with Watteau as one of the two great poetic painters of the 18th century in France. A prodigiously active artist, he produced more than 550 paintings, several thousand drawings, and 35 etchings. His style, based primarily on that of Rubens, was rapid, vigorous, and fluent, never tight or fussy like that of so many of his contemporaries. Although the greater part of his active life was passed during the Neoclassical period, he continued to paint in a Rococo expression until shortly before the French Revolution. Only five paintings by Fragonard are dated, but the chronology of the rest can be fairly accurately established from other sources such as engravings and documents. He died in 1806, almost completely forgotten.< Less
Felines Curl Up with Art History: Paintings by Nancy Weinberg By Louise Weinberg
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Felines Curl up with Art History: Paintings by Nancy Weinberg is a book of familiar paintings transformed by animals as subject and lovingly animated by a passionate animal lover and dedicated... More > rescuer. Nancy Weinberg is an immensely gifted octogenarian who has been painting for over seventy years. This book highlights cats (and sometimes dogs) in an array of well-known works of art that are gorgeously painted and often slyly humorous. Her remarkable homages to Toulouse-Lautrec, Botero, Jan Steen, Renoir, Degas, Gainesborough, Fragonard, Hals, Vermeer, Gauguin and Cassatt are superlative magic realist compositions that seamlessly merge the animal and human worlds.< Less
The Transatlantic Disputations: Essays and Meditations By GMW Wemyss, Markham Shaw Pyle
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These are some of the collected essays and musings of Gervase Wemyss, chronicler of the fall of Chamberlain and the ascension of Churchill in May 1940, and Markham Pyle, historian of how Congress, by... More > one vote and mostly by accident, kept the draft in 1941 – four months before Pearl Harbor. Mr Pyle and Mr Wemyss are also the editors of the annotated editions of Kipling and Kenneth Grahame, and the partners in Bapton Books. In this volume, they meditate on trout streams, toaster-ovens, battlefields, game birds, regional culture, regional cooking, the writing of history, and the craft of writing, dispensing wise advice as they go. Setters and soldiers, fly-rods and Fragonard, rivers and reflections on writing: here are ‘great riches in a little room’.< Less
François Boucher: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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François Boucher was French Rococo painter, engraver, and designer, who best symbolize the frivolity and elegant superficiality of French court life at the middle of the 18th century. He was... More > proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories representing the arts or pastoral occupations, intended as a sort of two-dimensional furniture and was perhaps the most celebrated decorative artist of the 18th century.Boucher was for a short time a pupil of Francois Lemoyne and in his early years was closely connected with Watteau, many of whose pictures he engraved. He was also the favorite artist of Louis XV's most famous mistress, Mme de Pompadour, to whom he gave lessons and whose portrait he painted several times. His work sometimes shows the effects of tastelessness, but at its best it has irresistible charm and great brilliance of execution. Qualities he passed on to his most important pupil, Fragonard.< Less
Konstantin Somov: 120 Masterpieces By Maria Tsaneva
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Konstantin Andreyevich Somov was a Russian artist associated with the World of Art. Born into a family of a major art historian and Hermitage Museum curator Andrey Ivanovich Somov, he became... More > interested in the 18th-century art and music at an early age. Inspired by Watteau and Fragonard, he preferred to work with watercolors and gouache. For three years he worked upon his masterpiece, Lady in Blue, painted in the manner of 18th-century portraitists. During the 1910s, Somov executed a number of rococo harlequin scenes and illustrations to the poems by Alexander Blok. Many of his works were exhibited abroad, especially in Germany, where the first monograph on him was published in 1909. Following the Russian Revolution, he immigrated to the United States, but found the country "absolutely alien to his art" and moved to Paris. He was buried at the Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois Cemetery.< Less