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Fragonard

[fra-gaw-nar] /fra gɔˈnar/
noun
1.
Jean Honoré
[zhahn aw-naw-rey] /ʒɑ̃ ɔ nɔˈreɪ/ (Show IPA),
1732–1806, French painter.
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  • A great-granddaughter of Fragonard, she seems to have inherited his talent; Corot and Renoir forcibly appealed to her.

  • Fragonard, who had been the darling of his age, died in neglect and beggary.

  • Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard worked for tyrants and for slaves.

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  • Fragonard, anything but energetic, liked always to take his own time at his work.

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  • She had need of a teacher; and who better qualified for the business than her townsman, the famous Fragonard?

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  • What more natural than that Fragonard should become her master?

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  • In the art of Fragonard, that great virtuoso of the brush, the influence of Rubens becomes absolutely paramount.

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  • Of its pictured romance, Watteau and Boucher and Fragonard hold the keys.

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  • Fragonard lost patience and temper, goaded by her ill-manners, her abuse, and her biting tongue.

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  • This effect might have been gained by a Fragonard working in the solid.

British Dictionary definitions for Fragonard

Fragonard

/French fraɡɔnar/
noun
1.
Jean-Honoré (ʒɑ̃ ɔnɔre). 1732–1806, French artist, noted for richly coloured paintings typifying the frivolity of 18th- century French court life
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