The Benediction (detail)

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The Benediction (detail)

Material Information

Title:
The Benediction (detail)
Creator:
Chardin, Jean Baptiste Sim ( Artist : painter )
Musee du Louvre. ID=FPL
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Paris, France
Paris, France
Period: French Rococo Era
School: French Rococo
Movement: Rococo
French
Painting
Genre:
Painting
picture ( marcgt )
Painting

Notes

Summary:
The topic is the prayer preceding the meal, treated by the Dutch Masters of the 18th century, is reinterpreted in this scene filled with tenderness and reserve. This is one of most famous works of Chardin. His technical skill gave his paintings an uncannily realistic texture. He rendered forms by means of light by using thick, layered brushstrokes and thin, luminous glazes. Called the grand magician by critics, he achieved a mastery in these areas unequaled by any other 18th-century painter. Chardin's early support came from aristocratic patrons, including King Louis XV.
General Note:
Inventory: 3202

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-MFF0539 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.mff0539 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

Full Text
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The Benediction (detail).
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The topic is the prayer preceding the meal, treated by the Dutch Masters of the 18th century, is reinterpreted in this scene filled with tenderness and reserve. This is one of most famous works of Chardin. His technical skill gave his paintings an uncannily realistic texture. He rendered forms by means of light by using thick, layered brushstrokes and thin, luminous glazes. Called the grand magician by critics, he achieved a mastery in these areas unequaled by any other 18th-century painter. Chardin's early support came from aristocratic patrons, including King Louis XV.
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Paris, France.
Paris, France.
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Period: French Rococo Era.
School: French Rococo.
Movement: Rococo.
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Painting
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Closeup; girls praying.


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