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This art print displays sharp, vivid images with a high degree of color accuracy. A member of the versatile family of art prints, this high-quality reproduction represents the best of both worlds: quality and affordability. Art prints are created on paper similar to that of a postcard or greeting card using a digital or offset lithography press.
A book can’t be judged by its cover in Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s “Young Girl Reading.” X-rays of the work revealed another image, which Fragonard painted over with this slice of everyday life in 18th-century France. Painters of this era often depicted subjects reading, and this piece shows the lightweight, portable books popular at the time. Within the apparent calmness of the work is a strength and solidity, conveyed by the powerful geometry of the girl’s form. Fragonard (1732 – 1806) expertly created texture with a variety of thick brushstrokes, free sketching and use of the brush handle. Read More
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