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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Spies by Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin

Chardin spent his entire life in Paris. He studied at the Paris Academy of St. Luke, and then was admitted to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture. In the

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