Jean-Honoré Fragonard – THE SWING

Jean-Honoré Fragonard - THE SWING

Hello Apple! Let’s say, you want to tell something about a forbidden love, how can you describe it? A swing can be used as a symbol of that? Yes, sometimes… Today, I will show an example for it.

220px-Jean-Honoré_Fragonard_023Jean Honoré Fragonard was born in French, 1732 and he was a painter who had Rococo manner. Even though he produced almost 550-600 paintings, there is a painting that is named as The Swing that I really like. As you see on the top of the page, It has an impressive contrast. When we look at to the scene, the first conspicuous in the painting is the girl. Her cloth and its color makes us blind. I am trying to say that she looks like pretty fantastic. So, there is no doubt, the most important character in the painting is the girl.

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