Jean-Honore Fragonard (April five, 1732 August twenty two, 1806) was obviously a French painter as well as printmaker of higher repute. His creative’ Rococo’ design was cheerful and elaborate, with’ Genre Paintings’ simply being the forte of his. Fragonard created more than 550 paintings, limited of the countless illustrations and etchings. Out of this large lot, just 5 artworks are dated.
She’s enjoying huge swings in a back garden, with a Bishop, most likely the lover of her, pressing the swing hanging from a big, heavy tree. A younger male, hidden behind the bushes, is actually seeing the female. The statues around appear to acknowledging the arena with a sculptural silence.
Based on Charles Colle’s autobiography, a young male initially asked Gabriel Francois Doyen to come up with the painting of him and the mistress of his. It’s thought Jean made a few variations of “The Swing,” every distinctive in its own right though.
He’s actually passed a legacy of innovative development to encourage a couple of generations of existing in addition to later artists.