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[shar-dan] /ʃarˈdɛ̃/
Jean Baptiste Siméon
[zhahn ba-teest see-mey-awn] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist si meɪˈɔ̃/ (Show IPA),
1699–1779, French painter.
Pierre Teilhard de
[pyer te-yar duh] /pyɛr tɛˈyar də/ (Show IPA),
Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre. Unabridged
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  • Chardin gives some curious information on the subject (Erskine).

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • But Chardin had another merit besides that of making a fortune.

  • Only very few sketches by Chardin are known, and these few proclaim the painter rather than the draughtsman.

    Chardin Paul G. Konody
  • Chardin did not consider that Sadi and Lokman were Persians.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
  • Chardin's pictures are as beautiful and bright to-day as they were when he painted them.

  • Chardin's art is living and sincere, with never a trace of affectation.

    Chardin Paul G. Konody
  • Chardin, who in more ways than one seems to have been a French Baschenis, used it in several pictures.

    Art Principles Ernest Govett
  • Yet Chardin, the bourgeois incarnate, was anything but a Philistine.

    Chardin Paul G. Konody
  • Thus it would appear that Chardin discounted the effects of time and worked for posterity.

    Chardin Paul G. Konody
British Dictionary definitions for Chardin


/French ʃardɛ̃/
Jean-Baptiste Siméon (ʒɑ̃batist simeɔ̃). 1699–1779, French still-life and genre painter, noted for his subtle use of scumbled colour
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