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The Age of Watteau, Chardin and Fragonard: Masterpieces of French Genre Painting.



Jean Siméon Chardin • The House of Cards, c. 1735 • Andrew W. Mellon Collection • 1937.1.90 • Photo courtesy of National Gallery of Art
Jean Siméon Chardin
The House of Cards, c. 1735
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.90
Photo courtesy of National Gallery of Art
The Age of Watteau, Chardin and Fragonard: Masterpieces of French Genre Painting.
UNITED STATES
WASHINGTON, D.C.  •  National Gallery of Art  •  Ongoing
 
Through the works of masters, such as Watteau, Chardin, Fragonard, Boucher, Greuze and Boilly, visitors will enjoy a fascinating look at genre painting of the era. These depictions of daily life, both real and imagined, provide a captivating glimpse into Parisian society and culture. Approximately 106 key paintings spanning the entire 18th century are on view.

National Gallery of Art Web Site


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