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In or afer 18th C, Rococo-Style, Genre, Unknown Artist, Milkgirl Pastel Drawing

Origin France
Period 18th Century
Materials Pastel
Dimensions
W. 20.08 in; H. 25.2 in; D. 5.12 in;
W. 51 cm; H. 64 cm; D. 13 cm;
Condition Good. This item is in very good condition.
Description In the 17th century, but also in the 18th century, genre painting, where people are portrayed in their daily life, was successful. The theme of the Milkmaid, which we all know thanks to Vermeer's work, continued to live on in the rococo. French painters interested in painting women doing household chores included Jean-Baptiste Chardin (Paris, 1699-1779) and Jean-Baptiste Greuze (Tournus, 1725 – Paris, 1805). Greuze's Milkmaid, leaning on a horse (1780, now in the Louvre), became a source of inspiration for many artists. In a recent auction, two pendants of a milkmaid and a flower girl in Greuze's style were sold.
Styles / Movements Rococo, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 1919
Incollect Reference Number 460473
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