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The painting belongs to a series of five preserved decorative panneau (decorative planes),
once decorating the Czartoryski palace in Powązki. "Breakfast in the park" - presents a group of elegant ladies and bachelors gathered around a tablecloth spread out on the grass, on which tableware are set for breakfast or afternoon tea. Wine bottles, glasses and a guitar lying on the ground testify that the meal has the character of a longer feast. Painting his decorative paintings, Jan Piotr Norblin, who was French himself, modeled on his French predecessors, such as Jean-Honoré Fragonard.The fête galantes (scenes showing the carefree fun of aristocracy) they created reflected the fashion that appeared at the turn of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in France, when the garden became the favorite meeting place for court company.

Details

  • Title: Breakfast in the park
  • Creator: Jan Piotr Norblin
  • Date Created: 1785
  • Art Genre: landcape
  • Art Movement: XVIII century art
  • Art Form: painting
  • Support: canvas

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