Jean-Baptiste Greuze
French, 1725-1805
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Jean-Baptiste Greuze
French, 1725-1805
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Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., J. Paul Getty Museum
Exhibitions (2)
Exhibitions
2017
Robilant + Voena at TEFAF NY 2017,
Robilant + Voena
2015
Stair Sainty at Frieze Masters 2015,
Stair Sainty

Considered to represent the highest ideal of genre painting in the mid-18th century, Jean-Baptiste …

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Considered to represent the highest ideal of genre painting in the mid-18th century, Jean-Baptiste Greuze won popularity with his sentimental, moralizing scenes. Greuze exhibited Father Reading the Bible to His Children at the 1755 Salon to great success. He worked in the bright color and lighter attitude typical of …

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