18th-Century French Art: From Rococo to Revolution

18th-Century French Art: From Rococo to Revolution

Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin (French, 1699–1779), Dog and Game, 1730, Oil on canvas, The Norton Simon Foundation 

DATE:
TIME:
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
SPEAKER:
Educator

Explore 18th French art, from the florid pastels of the Rococo style to the more somber style of Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin and, finally, the Portrait of Theresa, Countess Kinsky, painted by one of Marie Antoinette’s favorite painters, Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun while in exile.

EVENT DETAILS

Fee:
Free with admission.
Location:
Meets in Entrance Gallery
Please note that space is limited to 25 participants. Sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to the tour.