Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1767 - Jerome de La Lande (1732-1807) - fine art print

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Description of the painting painted by the French artist named Jean-Honoré Fragonard

This 18th century painting was made by the male artist Jean-Honoré Fragonard in 1767. The original had the following size of Height: 72 cm, Width: 59,5 cm and was made on the medium Oil, Canvas (material). Today, this artpiece belongs to the digital collection of Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris. With courtesy of Petit Palais Paris (licensed - public domain).: . Moreover, alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format and has a side ratio of 1 : 1.2, which implies that the length is 20% shorter than the width. Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a male painter, whose art style can be attributed mainly to Rococo. The French artist lived for 74 years and was born in 1732 and died in the year 1806.

Artwork description from the museum (© Copyright - Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris - Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris)

The Jerome astronomer La Lande (1732-1807) is shown in mid-body wearing a Spanish costume. Sitting right hand resting on a globe, the other on his knee, he turns his face, three-quarters slightly raised, to his left. In front of the world, the painting equipment (brushes, leaves, vials) is on the table. Fragonard respects the physiognomy of its model with a receding hairline to remove the ugliness by the spirited touches and vibrant colors characteristic of his style.

Reappeared in 1921, when the table is said to be the portrait of Charles Naudin, astronomer and pastel. Due to the presence of the globe, most historians believe today, but without certainty, that Fragonard painted Jerome La Lande (Joseph Jerome Le Francis said Lalande, 1732-1807), a famous astronomer his time. Lalande gained fame by providing, in the nearest month, the passage of Halley's comet, it also calculated the distance from the Earth to the Moon. Facial features, including very prominent forehead and balding strangely reminiscent documented portraits of Jerome LaLande, including a terracotta bust sculpted by Houdon. This work is related perhaps to the famous series of fantasy portraits including the Louvre museum preserves several paintings. This is a group portraits quickly brushed in the same format, in which the artist depicted his friends or clients, as Diderot, Mademoiselle Guimard, a famous dancer, and the Abbot of St. No. These figures are represented at the waist, adorned with rich costumes "Fancy" was then called "the Spanish", and along with some accessories that could symbolize the profession of the model. Although slightly different size from the rest of the series, the picture of the Petit Palais is characteristic of the way of these kind of portraits.

Francois Lalande, Joseph Jerome

Portrait, Astronomy, Man, globe, Brush, Table

Artwork details

Artpiece name: "Jerome de La Lande (1732-1807)"
Artwork categorization: painting
Category: classic art
Period: 18th century
Year of creation: 1767
Approximate age of artwork: more than 250 years
Original medium: Oil, Canvas (material)
Dimensions of the original work of art: Height: 72 cm, Width: 59,5 cm
Museum / location: Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
Location of museum: Paris, France
Available at: Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
License type: public domain
Courtesy of: Petit Palais Paris

Artist overview

Name of the artist: Jean-Honoré Fragonard
Artist gender: male
Artist nationality: French
Jobs: painter
Country of the artist: France
Classification: old master
Art styles: Rococo
Age at death: 74 years
Birth year: 1732
Died: 1806
Deceased in (place): Paris

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Structured item details

Product classification: art print
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: UV print / digital printing
Production: German production
Type of stock: production on demand
Product use: wall gallery, art collection (reproductions)
Artwork orientation: portrait format
Image ratio: length to width 1 : 1.2
Interpretation: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Available material variants: canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
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