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French
Born
Grasse (France) 1732-04-05
Deceased
Paris 1806-08-22
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married the miniaturist painter Marie-Anne Fragonard Gérard in 1769; father of Alexandre-Evariste Fragonard
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In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
worked together with her on the painting 'La promesse de mariage'
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  • Parijs 1749 - 1756
    Together with his parents, he arrived in Paris from Grasse in 1738. In the late 1740s he first became a pupil of Chardin, and then, as of 1749, from Boucher.
  • Rome 1756 - 1761
  • Tivoli 1760
  • Napels 1761
  • Parijs 1761
  • Noordelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1773
    Two short stays in the Northern Netherlands are suspected before October of 1773. According to Gerson he must have ytavelled to the North at least once between 1761 and 1768 (Gerson/Meijer 1942/1938, p. 94, noot 6); see also Kraan et al. 2002, p. 24.
  • Italië 1773 - 1774
  • Dresden 1774-08-20 - 1774-08-31
    made a drawing after Rembrandts Ganymedes (Ananoff 1961-1970, vol. 1, p. 190, no 475)
  • Praag 1773
  • Frankfurt am Main 1773
  • Strasburg 1773
  • Wenen 1773
  • Parijs 1774 - 1800
  • Grasse (Frankrijk) 1790 - 1792
    he stayed in Grasse for reasons of his health
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, figure, portrait, head (representation), allegory, Christian religious scene, mythology, landscape (as genre), park landscape, topography
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Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2018-04-12

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