Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Auctioneer Antoine Petit spotted Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s "Philosopher Reading"—which, on June 26, 2021, sold for £6.6 million ($9.2 million)—during a standard estate inventory of a Parisian apartment.
Early eighteenth-century France saw the emergence of Rococo style—an offshoot of the Baroque movement. Also called late baroque, Rococo artwork, architecture, and decor maintained the exuberance and…

New York — On Thursday, March 18, 2021, The Frick Collection launches Frick Madison, the long-awaited public opening of its temporary new home on Madison Avenue. Frick Madison invites audiences to…

This short video explores Jean-Honoré Fragonard's iconic 1767 painting The Swing. 
Whether it was a short journey or a long one, a temporary visit or a permanent relocation, artists’ mobility had a considerable impact not only on their practice but also on their understanding of…
As a follow up to their BB on Fragonard's "The Swing", Corrie and Nat discuss Yinka Shonibare's 2001 work, "The Swing" (after Fragonard).
Corrie & Nat break down Jean-Honoré Fragonard's "The Swing". The Babes discuss everything from the frilly pink dress to the clever details to the complicated story of the commission. Plus Corrie…