Soap bubbles by Jean Baptiste Chardin

The artist himself calls the picture this way: “Vain entertainment of a young man, letting bubbles.” The painting is imbued with the spirit of moralizing, the artist condemns the young

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Silver Cup by Jean Baptiste Chardin

In the still life with a cup deep harmonious brown tones, rich olive green background, brownish-red gleams on a bowl and apples unite utensils, vegetables, table into one. Everything acquires

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Scat by Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin

To enter the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture, each artist had to present a jury of academicians with several of his works. Chardin showed academicians still lifes “Scat” and

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A Boy with a Yule by Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin

Children’s portraits of Chardin’s brush still fascinate viewers. Even if they are encased in uncomfortable, “wooden” jackets and heavy dresses, the children in the master’s paintings still look spontaneous and

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Self-Portrait by Jean Baptiste Chardin

The best portrait of Chardin. The artist portrayed himself without ceremony: in a nightcap with a blue visor, in a brown house jacket and a neck scarf, with a pince-nez

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Laundress by Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin

“Laundress” – one of the first genre paintings written by Chardin. Its customer was Antoine de La Roc, owner of the magazine “Mercure de France.” Simultaneously with the “Washerwoman” Chardin

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