Chardin

Chardin

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"[...]Louvre, at the high price of 350,000 francs. "L'Enfant au Toton" was first exhibited at the Salon of 1738, and was engraved by Lepicie in 1742. A replica of the picture was in the collection of the late M. Groult. It is one of Chardin's most delightful presentments of innocent childish amusement, and illustrates at the same time the master's supreme skill in the painting of still-life. Chardin's still-life pictures never appear to be grouped to form balanced arrangements of line and colour. The manner how the objects are seen in the accidental position in which they were left by the hands that used them holds more than a suggestion of genre painting. Indeed, it may be said that all Chardin's still-life partakes of genre as much as his genre partakes of still-life. A[...].""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 54g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507551541
  • 9781507551547

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