DVD Fragonard, the shades of love

DVD Fragonard, the shades of love

Published in conjunction with the exhibition Fragonard in love at musée du Luxembourg from 16 September 2015 to 24 January 2016.

Love in the 18th Century ? One might define it as Libertinism. Yet for this century, love is in fact more complicated. Fragonard embraced his century, and fulfilled all orders ...
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Length :
52 min
Multimedia setting :
Artist :
Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)
Art movements :
18th century, French paintings
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Museum :
Musée du Luxembourg
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Publication :
Septembre 2015
Director :
jean paul Fargier

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The artist

Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)

Jean-Honoré Nicolas Fragonard was born on 5 April 1732 in Grasse and died on 22 August 1806 in Paris. He is one of the main representatives of the French rococo style. He was a painter of history, genre and landscapes, but soon specialised in the libertine genre and gallant scenes, as shown in his famous painting The Lock.