Essays Tagged: "Fragonard"

The Life of Fraganord

Jean-Honoré Fragonard was born on April 5th 1732 in Grasse, France. He is an only child of Françoise Petit and ... was born on April 5th 1732 in Grasse, France. He is an only child of Françoise Petit and François Fragonard. Grasse is a small town located in the south of France. A few years after he was born his ... ated in the south of France. A few years after he was born his family moved to Paris in 1738. When Fragonard was in his teens his parents sent him away to be an apprentice for a Parisian lawyer and n ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Jean-Honore Fragonard: Analysis of Diana at Rest and The Visti to the Nursery

French Rococo painter, Jean-Honore Fragonard, is one of the most noted artists of the eighteenth century. Many aspects played a signifi ... f the eighteenth century. Many aspects played a significant role in the influence of the works that Fragonard produced, including the aristocracy, his patrons, life experience, and preceding artists t ... preceding artists to name a few. While many Rococo artists depicted scenes of aristocracy at play, Fragonard mastered these scenes while also incorporating distinctive erotic connotations. Although s ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.8 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Critical analysis of "The Reader" by Fragonard

The Reader, commonly referred to as A Young Girl Reading is an oil painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Completed in 1776, this "Fragonard favorite" is currently on display at The National Gall ... important "snap shot" of 18th century France. This piece is both an exemplary demonstration of how Fragonard's influences affected his individual artistic style and is a classic demonstration of art ...

(4 pages) 55 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History