Prevailing color of this fine art print is green and its shape is portrait. Original size is . This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.
French Baroque a> painter and printmaker, Jean-Honore Fragonard (1732-1806) was born in Grasse. Initially, he worked at the Paris notary. His wasn’t too good at it, but he showed new a talent. He was introduced to Francois Boucher,
who saw in the young man a potential future artist. However, he did not want to waste time with one student and therefore sent him to the studio of painter Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin
. There, Fragonard spent six months learning hard and preparing so that he could become a student of the aforementioned Boucher
. When he completed his painting education, he travelled to Italy, where he painted landscapes
. In Europe, he admired the old Dutch masters
and tried to imitate their techniques. In 1765, when Louis XV became his patron, he left behind religious themes and fully devoted himself to scenes of love and eroticism - Stolen Kiss
. Gradually, however, he ceased to be recognized by other artists, and later the general public. He died in 1806 as an almost unknown and forgotten artist.