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Caricature of a Dwarf Painter at His Easel Tuscany (?) Date: early 17th century| The Met
MERCIER; PHILIP (CIRCLE) - PORTRAIT OF SIR JOHN THOMAS STANLEY, 6TH BART. OF ALDERLEY (1735-1807)
"Soap Bubbles" (c.1733-34) Chardin. In this canvas Chardin drew inspiration from the 17 c. Dutch genre tradition & while it is not certain that he intended the picture to carry a message, soap bubbles were then understood to allude to the transience of life.
Portrait de Raphael West et Benjamin West, les fils de l'artiste, 1796 Piedmont Fossil
Baron Dominique Vivant Denon, (French, 1747–1825). Replacements in the Parisian Guard Playing Cards in 1795, ca.1795
François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, later Baron Gérard (1770–1837) Baron Antoine-Jean Gros (French, Paris 1771–1835 Meudon) Date: 1790 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 22 1/8 x 18 5/8 in. (56.2 x 47.3 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2002 Accession Number: 2002.441
Anonymous, British, 18th century. The Summer Shower, or Mademoiselle Par, a Pluye, May 16, 1786. Published London by George Townley Stubbs (British, 1756–1815). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1971 (1971.564.190)
vol. 3, no.8: 'The original Macaroni: Tom Fool the First', 20 May 1772. Evidently intended for C. J. Fox, a leader of fashion and already a favourite subject of caricature.At the masquerades (c. 1772) groups of young men from the universities, some dressed as "Tom fools with cap and bells", were conspicuous.