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Fragonard - Soleil

A bright white flower border intermingled with purple flowers. Lying back on the lawn hearing bees bumble by. Washing snapping in the breeze, a slight soapiness and muskiness. 25 more words

Scent Of The Day

Making my own perfume in Grasse, France

Making my own perfume sounds like such a novelty, yet this is what I got to do on my visit to Grasse, the capital of perfume.There are three perfumeries, that offer a workshop – Fragonard, Galimard and Molinard. 599 more words


WOW ~ Word of the Week ~ Safe Slang (and art) for Mother's Day

WOW is a day early this week, but it’s Mother’s Day and I’m sure we’ve all wondered, “What Regency cant and vulgar slang is safe to use with Mom?” 543 more words


Soleil By Fragonard Perfume Review

“..the Knight—the setting sun gleaming through his hair, and shining on his armour in a blaze of light that quite dazzled her.”

Fragonard released  Soliel in 1997. 176 more words


musical contest

Fragonard’s The Musical Contest illuminates my Friday nights. Though I prefer accepting dates with men who buy me old-fashioneds over crowning them with roses (though, in all sincerity, both would be ideal).


Jean-Honoré Fragonard, THE SWING

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, The Swing

  • 1767 .Oil on canvas, 82.9 X 66 cm. The Wallace Collection, London.
  • Rococo
  • Not only is The Swing one of the most famous paintings of the Rococo period, but it is perhaps the painting that most captures the Rococo era of art as well.
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