• Home to the world of art View and buy painting
  • Home to the world of art View and buy painting
  • Home to the world of art View and buy painting
  • Home to the world of art View and buy painting
  • Home to the world of art View and buy painting
  • Home to the world of art View and buy painting
 
Young Girl Reading


Jean-Honore Fragonard (1732-1806)
Young girl reading

This beautiful painting was created from the French artist Jean Honoré Fragonard. He was an artist who lived in the 18th century. Honoree Fragonard was a representative of the late Rococo.

The painting presents a young pretty girl sitting on a chair and reading a book. She is wearing a bright yellow dress. The painting is in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, donated by the daughter of Andrew Mellon.



Young girl reading

Jean Honore Fragonard

The painting “Young girl reading” was created by the French artist “Jean Honore Fragonard” from the 18th century. Fragonard was a representative of the late Rococo and created many masterpieces during his lifespan. Although there are many artistic impressions that created quite some effect, few like the “young girl reading” is one which still holds fancy of many eyes. This painting is currently in the National gallery of art in Washington, United States.

The painting

One look at this painting would tell anyone the simplicity and the beauty that it holds. This painting shows a pretty young girl sitting on a chair and immersed in reading a book. The colors used predominantly are yellow, white and nudes which give brightness to the painting which is henceforth rendered to your room. The painting is a serene picture of a girl reading a book who is lost in her thoughts. One can call it a picture which looks pensive while others can read a certain calm and composure in the beautiful face depicted in the painting. Conclusion

Anyone who has a love for the art would value this beautiful painting by the French artist Fragonard. With the light and beauty that the painting exudes, it can liven up any room, be it a study, a bedroom or even the living room. This is one of the most emphasized points about this painting. It might be a simple painting but it can glorify any part of your house.

Jean was among the few of their times who abandoned the path of a conventional career and chose to do something that they loved. He worked on the subject that suited his life the most. They were playful, had joys of life and domesticity and some were even erotic.

© 2010 - 2013 Chamberart.net Contact Us Terms of use