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Still Life with Fish, Vegetables, Gougères, Pots, and Cruets on a Table  1769

by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin

[i]Nobody has a greater understanding of the harmony of color and reflections. Ah, Chardin, what you grind on your palette is not this color or that, red, black, or white, but the very substance of things. [/i] [br] Jean-Siméon Chardin impressed critic Denis Diderot with his unique style and impeccable technique, which he applied to what was then considered a lowly genre,...
68.6 x 58.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Getty