Modern Grasps On The Swinging Rococo
min Read26 July 2016
[caption id="attachment_936" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Wallace Collection, 1767[/caption] Rococo seemed to be a fun period for the aristocracy. They are always depicted at leisure: strolling in the park, sailing on boats, playing cards or musical instruments, or secretly flirting. Fragonard's painting "The Swing" gives a gist of this era: a pink fluffy lady is swinging on a swing while two elegant gentlemen are watching her and waiting for her skirt to reveal a little bit of flesh... Well, that's the story but here we have two modern interpretations of the original:
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