Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin (November 2, 1699 - December 6, 1779) was an 18th-century French painter. He is considered a master of still life.

Chardin was born in Paris, the son of a cabinetmaker, and rarely left the city. He lived on the Left Bank near Saint-Sulpice until 1757, when Louis XV granted him a studio and living quarters in the Louvre.

Chardin entered into a marriage contract with Marguerite Saintard in 1723, whom he did not marry until 1731. He served apprenticeships with the history painters Pierre-Jacques Cazes and Noel-Nicholas Coypel, and in 1724 became a master in the Academie de Saint-Luc.



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The Laundry Woman 2 - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
The Laundry Woman 2
Skate - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
Skate
The Officers' Mess or The Remains of a Lunch, 1763 - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
The Officers' Mess or The Remains of a Lunch, 1763
The Young Draughtsman, 1737 - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
The Young Draughtsman, 1737
Peasants by a hut in a landscape - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
Peasants by a hut in a landscape
Still Life with Glass Flask and Fruit - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
Still Life with Glass Flask and Fruit
Still Life With Copper Cauldron And Eggs - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
Still Life With Copper Cauldron And Eggs
The Laundress - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
The Laundress
The Scullery Maid, 1738 - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
The Scullery Maid, 1738
Still life of Vegetables for the Soup, c.1732 - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
Still life of Vegetables for the Soup, c.1732
Basket of Peaches, 1768 - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
Basket of Peaches, 1768
The Monkey Painter, 1740 - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - www.jean-baptiste-simeon-chardin.org
The Monkey Painter, 1740

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