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FRAGONARD, Jean-Honoré (1732 - 1806), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRAGONARD, Jean-Honoré (1732 - 1806), Painter

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 5 January or April 1732, in Grasse; died 22 August 1806, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online]Jean Honoré Fragonard came from a fairly rich family but, after his father died, his financial situation changed significantly. He then had to travel to Paris with his mother, who was dealing with a major law-suit. Honoré Fragonard, or 'Frago'

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