Fragonard, Jean-Honoré (1732-1806) by Scholes, Robert

Jean-HonorĂ© Fragonard (1732 – 1806) French painter whose scenes of frivolity and gallantry are among the most complete embodiments of the Rococo spirit. He was a pupil of for a short while and also of , before winning the Prix de Rome in 1752. From 1756 to 1761 he was in Italy, where he came to admire the work of in particular. He was a court painter, specializing in portraits and pastoral scenes. Chardin Boucher Tiepolo

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