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Chardin : an intimate art

Author: Hélène Prigent; Pierre Rosenberg
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2000.
Series: Discoveries (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charming yet scholarly, this book explores the work of the French artist Jean Baptiste Sim̌on Chardin, who brought a breath of fresh air to 18th-century painting. His masterful sense of color and light filled his simple domestic interiors and delicate renderings of still lifes with a profound humanism. - Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin; Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hélène Prigent; Pierre Rosenberg
ISBN: 0810928647 9780810928640
OCLC Number: 43819770
Description: 127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm.
Contents: The difficulty of discussing Chardin --
Chardin and his age --
Chardin at work --
Documents --
Chronology --
Further reading --
List of museums --
List of illustrations --
Index.
Series Title: Discoveries (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Chardin.
Responsibility: Helene Prigent and Pierre Rosenberg ; [translated from the French by Jane Brenton].

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Charming yet scholarly, this book explores the work of the French artist Jean Baptiste Sim̌on Chardin, who brought a breath of fresh air to 18th-century painting. His masterful sense of color and light filled his simple domestic interiors and delicate renderings of still lifes with a profound humanism. - Publisher.

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