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Re: Honore Fragonnard...info ?

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carla schiller (charwitt.us)
Mon, 7 Dec 1998 21:20:09 -0800 (PST)


How strange! I'd like to hear the answer to this one, too!
--Carla

Carla Schiller, Esq.
Teacher, Highly Gifted Magnet
North Hollywood High School, CA
e-mail: charwitt.us
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On Mon, 7 Dec 1998 ARopple wrote:

> Hello,
> I tuned into the tail end of a tv program on the Discovery channel the other
> day when some unusual sculptural work by an artist identified as "Fragonnard"
> was being shown. The work was made from cadavers, and was both grotesque and
> bizarre. I had never heard of it or seen it before and am wondering if anyone
> has seen it or knows anything about the artist ? I found a little story on
> the internet that identified the artist as "Honore Fragonnard" -- but find it
> difficult to believe it could be the same Fragonnard that created paintings
> like "Girl on a Swing..." Any information would be greatly appreciated !
> Thanks,
>
> <A HREF="aropple">Amy R.</A>
>