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Chardin

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Compositional studies: Chardin mid-late

  Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin took a fifteen year hiatus from still lifes.  instead doing mostly domestic genre works, many that he is famous now for.  his return to still life would be concurrent with a royal pension and residency at the Louvre.  access to far wealthier objet d'art would change the…
E. Tage Larsen
September 8, 2012
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Compositional studies: Chardin in black and white

Making compositional and value studies of masterworks helps you to train your eye to dissect them and analyze them.  In this first offering, i'm looking at the great 18th Century French master, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin.  Specifically, i'm looking at his still life work and below are eight of the quick studies…
E. Tage Larsen
September 6, 2012