Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin

Chardin (1699–1779) was an 18th-century French painter who mastered the art of still life and genre painting. During an age in art plagued with all things phony and pretentious; his work was honest, sincere and gave a glimpse into the life of the common middle income home imbued with dignity and honor.

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