Eighteenth-Century French Art
Jean-Siméon Chardin (French, 1699−1779), Lady with a Bird-Organ, 1753 (?), oil on canvas (lined), The Frick Collection, New York. Photo: Michael Bodycomb
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore 18th-century French art, from the resplendent Rococo art of François Boucher to the more somber work of Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin and, finally, one of Marie Antoinette’s favorite painters, Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, including three paintings on loan from The Frick Collection.
- Free with admission.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery
Fashioning the Feminine in 18th-Century France: Dress, Desire and Domesticity in Three Works from The Frick Collection
Fashion historian Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell examines how the sumptuous fashions of the mid-18th century inform our interpretations of three exquisite French paintings on loan to the Norton Simon from The Frick Collection. MORE INFO