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Old Masters Diamond Painting Kit Young Girl Reading by Jean-Honore Fragonard (1769)

Old Masters Diamond Painting Kit Young Girl Reading by Jean-Honore Fragonard (1769)

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Young Girl Reading By Jean-Honoré Fragonard, (1769)

Old Masters Diamond Art Kit Young Girl Reading by Jean-Honore Fragonard (1769)

Get lost in the world of literature with the beautiful diamond painting, "Young Girl Reading" by Jean-Honore Fragonard. This breathtaking work of art captures the innocence and joy of a young girl lost in the pages of her book.

With its intricate attention to detail and vivid color palette, "Young Girl Reading" is a true masterpiece of design. Jean-Honore Fragonard has expertly chosen each color to create a stunning visual display of light and color, bringing the scene to life in a way that is both captivating and enchanting.

In this painting, Fragonard's brushwork takes on equal importance to the depiction of the young woman. The artist skillfully captures her blushing face with a flurry of rapid marks. Her dress, ribbons, and cushion are defined by bold, fluid strokes of unblended color. Fragonard's artistic technique is evident in the delicate lace of her ruff and the bodice of her dress, which he achieved by dragging his brush handle through the wet paint. "Young Girl Reading" belongs to Fragonard's series of "fantasy portraits," where his friends and patrons are adorned in elaborate costumes. It is said that he completed each portrait within an hour. Originally, like the other paintings in the series, the girl in this artwork faced the viewer, but Fragonard later decided to depict her engrossed in her reading, and made the necessary changes.

This diamond art painting kit is the perfect choice for anyone who loves the beauty of literature and the joy of reading. Whether you hang it in your home, office, or other space, "Young Girl Reading" is sure to be a source of inspiration and delight.

This diamond painting kit includes everything you need to complete the painting, including a pre-printed canvas, high-quality diamonds, a diamond applicator tool, and easy-to-follow instructions. So why wait? Order your own "Young Girl Reading" by Jean-Honore Fragonard today and start creating a stunning work of art that you will be proud to display for years to come!

    Details of the original:

    • Medium: Oil on canvas
    • Dimensions: 81.1 x 64.8 cm (31 15/16 x 25 1/2 in.)|framed: 104.9 x 89.5 x 2.2 cm (41 5/16 x 35 1/4 x 7/8 in.

    Your Masterpiece

    • Full drill, square
    • 23.5 x 29.5 inches
    • 129 drill colors
    • Poured Glue
    • artist canvas

    Level of difficulty - Advanced

    Made in America. Ships from Massachusetts.

    Jean-Honoré Fragonard had an extensive career. After winning the 1753 Prix de Rome with a painting titled Jeroboam Sacrificing to the Golden Calf,[1][2], he became one of the foremost French painters in the Rococo style, which was filled with light colors, asymmetrical designs, and curved, natural forms. The Rococo style emerged in Paris during the eighteenth century, more specifically during Louis XV's reign, when the French upper class experienced a new social and intellectual freedom. As Petra ten-Doesschate Chu stated, "Aristocrats and wealthy bourgeois focused on play and pleasure. Grace and wit were prized in social interactions. A new intellectual curiosity gave rise to a healthy skepticism toward well-worn truths."[3] Fragonard was most drawn to the playful lives and loved of the aristocratic youth of his day.[4]

    The painting features an unidentified girl wearing a lemon yellow dress with a white ruff collar and cuffs and purple ribbons. The subject is depicted in profile, reading from a small book held in her right hand, sitting with her left arm on a wooden rail, and her back supported by a large lilac cushion resting against a wall. Her hair is tied in a chignon with a purple ribbon, and her face and dress are lit from the front, casting a shadow in the wall behind her. Fragonard pays close attention to the face but uses looser brushwork on the dress and cushion, and the ruff was scratched into the paint with the end of a brush. The armrest's horizontal line and a vertical line between two unadorned walls provide a sense of space and structure.
    The text of the book is not legible, and no hint is given of the content.
    In Young Girl Reading, color helps convey emotion and mood. Fragonard used a typical Rococo color scheme consisting of soft, delicate colors and gold hues. The pillow's violet tint, the darker-toned walls and armrest, and the female subject's rosy-toned skin and bright-yellow dress help create the illusion of warmth and joy and a sense of sensuality. These bright colors present a strong contrast to the dark background and help the viewer home in on the female form's curves and contours. The texture is created through Fragonard's loose but energetic and gestural brushstrokes, as in the frills in the girl's dress. Texture helps create depth and contrast among different painting elements—for example, the walls, the dress, and armrest all have different textures created through different styles of brushstrokes.

    It can be view at the National Gallery of Art West Building, Main Floor - Gallery 54. Thank you to Wikipedia for this write up on the author. I can freely share their text, but they do not endorse me or my site. (disclaimer)  

    Your masterpiece:

    Full drill
    60cm x 76cm
    Poured glue
    Accentuated with AB drills
    Kit includes color printed short lint canvas, drills, and a tool kit
    Tool kit includes a drill pen, was, tweezers, and tray

    Frame not included

    This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or fewer. The author died on 22 August 1806 (aged 74) in Paris, France.

    This work is in the United States public domain because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1925.


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