The painting, called “The Study” before the subject was identified in 2011
French Rococo. The schoolmistress – Dites donc s’il vous plaît c.1780 by Jean Honoré Fragonard
L’Innocence entraînée par l’Amour ou le Triomphe de l’Hymen (c.1750). Jean-Baptiste Greuze.
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Portrait of a woman as Astrée, probably Mary Josephine Drummond, Condesa de Castelblanco, by Largillierre.
A Love-scene typical of the art of Louis the Fifteenth’s day.
The Portrait of a Lady forms the type of feminine beauty which Fragonard seems to have admired particularly.
Our illustration of the Bureau de Louis XV. shows one sides of this famous work.
The art of perfumery began to be cultivated in Italy early in the 16th century. France has been associated with the cultivation of sweet-smelling flowers from early times.
Cabinet for coins, Cabinet des médaille by Gilles Joubert 1755 ordered by Louis XV. Louis-quinze style
She is sitting in a park, in a theatrical costume with a shepherdess’s hat.
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