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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Marguerite Gerard (French Romantic Painter, 1761-1837)


Marguerite Gerard (1761 - 1837 in Paris) was a French painter and etcher. She was the daughter of Marie Gilette and perfumer Claude Gerard. At 8 years-old she became the sister-in-law of Jean-Honore Fragonard, and when she was 14, she came to live with him. She was also the aunt of the artist Alexandre-Évariste Fragonard. Gerard became Fragonard's pupil in the mid-1770s and studied painting, drawing and printmaking under his tutelage. She appears to have executed five etchings in 1778 in collaboration with the master.
La Lecon De Piano
First Steps



Reread Them with Pleasure
Artist Painting a Portrait of a Musician
Gift
Staël Gérard



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