Blindman’s Buff (Le Colin-Maillard)
Oil on canvas
Fragonard choosed to developed a style that lauded the charm and beauty of the private moments. In Blindman’s Buff, well-dressed men, women, and children play the familiar game in the kind of picturesque overgrown garden. Fragonard’s favorite subject, he viewed the games as symbolizing the game of courtship.
Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
Fragonard does Watteau
(Source: a-l-ancien-regime, via theladyintweed)