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CHARDIN, Jean-Baptiste Siméon (1699 - 1779), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHARDIN, Jean-Baptiste Siméon (1699 - 1779), Painter, pastellist

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 2 November 1699, in Paris; died 6 December 1779, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist. Allegorical subjects, portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes (including fruit/game).

[not available online]J-.B. Siméon Chardin, born in the Rue de Seine in Paris, was the son of Jean Chardin, a maker of billiard tables for Louis XIV, and as a child used to accompany his father to his workshop

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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