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Jean-Siméon Chardin

French, 1699-1779

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Jean-Siméon Chardin

French, 1699-1779

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During his life and after, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin was venerated as a master of genre …

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During his life and after, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin was venerated as a master of genre painting. Chardin’s primary subject was “la vie silencieuse” (or “the silent life”)—humble, everyday scenes and vignettes. He painted scenes from family life, domestic interiors, still lifes, and ocassional portraits. Chardin …

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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and 2 more
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