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JEAN SIMEON CHARDIN (1699-1779)

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 857 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JEAN SIMEON CHARDIN (1699-1779), French genre painter, was born in Paris, and studied under Pierre Jacques Cazes (1676-1754), the historical painter, and Noel Nicolas Coypel. He became famous for his still-life pictures and domestic interiors, which are well represented at the Louvre, and for figure-painting, as in his Le Benedicite (1740).
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