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Fragonard

[ fra-gaw-nar ]

noun

  1. Jean Ho·no·ré [zhah, n, aw-naw-, rey], 1732–1806, French painter.


Fragonard

/ fraɡɔnar /

noun

  1. FragonardJean-Honoré17321806MFrenchARTS AND CRAFTS: painter 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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A great-granddaughter of Fragonard, she seems to have inherited his talent; Corot and Renoir forcibly appealed to her.

Fragonard returned to Paris early in the 19th century, where he died in 1806, neglected and almost forgotten.

It was a replica of Fragonard's Gimblette, a brilliant painting that looked as if it had barely had time to dry.

Nobles and rich financiers, and all the gay world of fashion besides, now strove to possess canvases signed by Fragonard.

She had need of a teacher; and who better qualified for the business than her townsman, the famous Fragonard?

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