Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin, Woman Cleaning Turnips, ca. Chardin served as a forerunner to the movement in French painting. Chardin's influence on the art of the modern era was wide-ranging, and has been well-documented - REALISM
Works of art from The Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin are on exhibit in our European galleries. Integrated into our collection of similar periods, they compliment our paintings and will form the basis of an art history course in the fall at Oberlin:
Hand painted reproduction of The Scullery Maid painting. This masterpiece was painted originally by Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin. Commission your beautiful hand painted reproduction of The Scullery Maid.