Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin

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Style: Rococo;Baroque

Place: Paris

Born: 1699

Death: 1779

Nationality: France

Biography:

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (French: [ʃaʁdɛ̃] 2 November 1699 – 6 December 1779) was an 18th-century French painter. He is considered a master of still life, and is also noted for his genre paintings which depict kitchen maids, children, and domestic activities. Carefully balanced composition, soft diffusion of light, and granular impasto characte...

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