Objet phare des musées de Grasse

Jean-Honoré Fragonard Villa-Museum

Marguerite GERARD First Steps or The Nourishing Mother

05 June 2014 / 18h00

Marguerite Gérard

First Steps or The Nourishing Mother

Ca. 1803-1804 - oil on wood

Villa Musée Fragonard– donated by Mr. Gabriel Cognacq

Inv. 2010.0.371

Maternal tenderness and maternity are preferred themes for Marguerite Gérard.

She presented her paintings to the 1799 Salon, where she won a prize. Continuing her carrier an intimist painter, she won enduring loyalty from her bourgeois and sentimental eighteenth-century clientèle.