Le Pélerinage à l’île de Cynthère / The Embarkation for Cythera by Watteau (1717)
La Raie / The Ray by Chardin (1728)
Le Verrou / The Lock by Fragonard (1775-1777)
The Embarkation for Cythera is an allegorical love story at its finest when The Lock is a true symbol of the libertine spirit of the 18th century. The Ray’s realism of the different elements of this false still life has forever served as a model to artists. Discover more about some of the most famous pictorial masterpieces of the Enlightment Century!
In partnership with Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum