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Fragonard

[fra-gaw-nar]
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noun
  1. Jean Ho·no·ré [zhahn aw-naw-rey] /ʒɑ̃ ɔ nɔˈreɪ/, 1732–1806, French painter.
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Historical Examples

  • Fragonard, who had been the darling of his age, died in neglect and beggary.

    Diderot and the Encyclopdists

    John Morley

  • Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard worked for tyrants and for slaves.

    The Gods are Athirst

    Anatole France

  • It was to cost France a terrible price—and Fragonard not least of all.

    Fragonard

    Haldane Macfall

  • Fragonard, anything but energetic, liked always to take his own time at his work.

    Fragonard

    Haldane Macfall

  • Of its pictured romance, Watteau and Boucher and Fragonard hold the keys.

    Fragonard

    Haldane Macfall


British Dictionary definitions for fragonard

Fragonard

noun
  1. Jean-Honoré (ʒɑ̃ ɔnɔre). 1732–1806, French artist, noted for richly coloured paintings typifying the frivolity of 18th- century French court life
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