Romantic scenes in art and painting

The Swing :: Jean-Honore Fragonard

The Swing by artist Jean-Honore Fragonard - Romantic scenes in art and painting
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Jean-Honore Fragonard (1732-1806) The Swing

Oil on canvas Private collection

image: Public domain

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User   User Rating: 400  August 30, 2018

The heroes of this scene are depicted by the author as almost fabulous, mythical, like sculptures that surround them. And the whole park appears as if from a dream, fantasy, as a decoration for a performance - the light unevenly illuminates trees, figures, placing the focus on some and hiding others in the dark. Through the light of the trees, the blue sky can be seen, and it becomes clear that this is the day, but the scene depicted in the foreground gives the impression of an absolutely twilight, [Expand]


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