House in Helsinki, Circa 1982

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Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin
Still Life with Peaches, Silver Goblet, Grapes and Walnuts

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Grapes and Pomegranates, 1763, oil on canvas (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

Jean-Baptise-Siméon Chardin, Pipes and Drinking Pitcher, c. 1737
From the Louvre:

Skilled composition and a keen sense of grouping create an impression of perfect naturalness: a jumble on a table, caught by the brush. The work is based on a blue/white harmony broken up by the silvery gleam of the cup and the casket and the faded pinks of the small pot and its lid. The painter further refines the interplay of color with the touch of red provided by the burning tobacco in the blackened bowl of the long clay pipe. This is without doubt one of the handsomest - and certainly the most appealing - of Chardin’s still lives.

Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin
The Butler’s Table

Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin
Still Life with Brioche

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, The Silver Tureen, c. 1728
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art:

In 1728 Chardin was admitted to the French Academy, and he achieved immediate and lasting fame as a painter of still life. This picture, of slightly later date, is unusual in that it combines motifs from the kitchen and the hunt. The covered silver tureen is an elegant and expensive vessel of a sort he depicted only rarely. Chardin paints the feathers of the bird and the coat of the hare with great subtlety, contrasting their stiffening stillness with the tense body of the crouching cat. The composition is balanced with great care.

Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin
Still Life with Partridge and Pear 

Jean-Siméon Chardin, The Brioche (The Dessert), 1763

Costume design for Diaghilev’s Russian Ballet Narcisse, Leon Bakst, 1911