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Jean-Honoré Fragonard

(1732-1806)

Jean-Honoré Fragonard Portrait

Biography

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Jean-Honoré Fragonard (called “the Amiable Frago” by his friends) was born on April 5, 1732 into a solidly middle-class family. They resided in the city of Grasse in the hills of southeastern France, not far from the Mediterranean. His father, François Fragonard, was a glove manufacturer. Somewhere around this time he invested heavily into a business plan to supply Paris with its first fire pump, in which he lost his money. In an attempt to recover it, he moved with his family to the capital, where the matter ended in a ruinous lawsuit. Honoré was about six at this time. The family had rather standard ambitions for their only child, and by his mid-teens they obtained for Honoré a desirable clerkship with a notaryюRead Jean-Honoré Fragonard's Full Biography

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Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Blindman's Bluff. Blindman's Bluff. c.1750-52. Oil on canvas. 117 x 91 cm. The Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH, USA. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Young Woman Holding Up Her Child. Young Woman Holding Up Her Child. c.1750-52. Oil on oval canvas. 47 x 32 cm. Louvre, Paris, France. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Jeroboam Sacrificing to the Idols. Jeroboam Sacrificing to the Idols. 1752. Oil on canvas. Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Venus and Cupid (also called Day). Venus and Cupid (also called Day). 1752-53. Oil on canvas. 114 x 133 cm. National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Psyche Showing Her Sisters Her Gifts from Cupid. Psyche Showing Her Sisters Her Gifts from Cupid. 1753-54. Oil on canvas. 168 x 192 cm. National Gallery, London, UK. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Winter. Winter. c.1753-56. Oil on canvas. 80 x 164 cm. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Washerwomen. Washerwomen. c.1758-61. Oil on canvas. 64 x 75 cm. Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, USA. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The Lost Wager. The Lost Wager. c.1759. Oil on canvas. 47 x 60 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The Italian Family. The Italian Family. c.1759. Oil on canvas. 48.9 x 59.4 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The Storm or The Cart Stuck in the Mire. The Storm or The Cart Stuck in the Mire. 1759. Oil on canvas. 73 x 97 cm. Louvre, Paris, France. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The Entrance to the Fountain of Pomona, Known as Fontanone, at the Villa d'Este in Tivoli. The Entrance to the Fountain of Pomona, Known as Fontanone, at the Villa d'Este in Tivoli. 1760. Red chalk. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Besançon, France. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The Grand Cascade at Tivoli. The Grand Cascade at Tivoli. 1760. Oil on canvas. 72.5 x 60.5 cm. Louvre, Paris, France. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Self-Portrait. Self-Portrait. c.1760. Oil on canvas. Musée-Villa Fragonard, Grasse, France. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The Gardens of the Villa d 'Este at Tivoli ( The Gardens of the Villa d 'Este at Tivoli ("The Little Park"). c.1761-62. Oil on canvas. Wallace Collection, London, UK. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Avenue of Trees. Avenue of Trees. c.1762-63. Pen and brown ink and brown and gray wash over black chalk. 21.5 x 16.5 cm. Private collection. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The Watering Place. The Watering Place. c.1762-64. Oil on canvas. 34 x 45.6 cm. Private collection. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The Bathers. The Bathers. c.1762-64. Oil on canvas. 64 x 80 cm. Louvre, Paris, France. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Coresus and Callirhoe. (First version). Coresus and Callirhoe. (First version). c. 1762-1765. Oil on canvas. Musee des Beaux-Arts, Angers. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Venus Refusing Cupid a Kiss. Venus Refusing Cupid a Kiss. 1760s. Oil on oval canvas. 37 x 34 cm. Private collection. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The New Model. The New Model. 1760s. Oil on canvas. 34 x 65 cm. Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris, France. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
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