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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Fragonard, Jean Honore


The Love Letter
Oil on canvas
c1770-c1780
67 x 83.2 cm
(26.38" x 32.76")
Metropolitan Museum of Art (Manhattan, New York, United States)

Fragonard, Jean Honore (1732-1806)
French painter and printmaker whose late Rococo manner was distinguished by remarkable facility, exuberance, and hedonism.