Chardin, Jean

(1643-1713)
   traveler, writer
   Born in Paris, Jean Chardin visited the Indies and Persia, where he stayed for several years at Esfa-hân. Returning to Europe, he published Le Récit du couronnement du roi de Perse Soliman III (1670) and, after a second journey in that country, Voyages en Perse et aux Indes orientales (1686). Both books were widely read at the time in Europe. Settling in England, Chardin served as an agent for the English East Indies Company in Holland.

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

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  • Chardin, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon — born Nov. 2, 1699, Paris, France died Dec. 6, 1779, Paris French painter. He first received acclaim in 1728, when he became a member of the Royal Academy of Painting in Paris. He became known as a successful painter of still lifes and domestic… …   Universalium

  • Chardin, Jean-Baptiste-Simeon — (1699 1779)    painter    Born in Paris the son of a cabinetmaker, Chardin, although he studied under a student of lebrun, was largely self taught. One of the great artists of the 18th century, he documented the life of the Parisian bourgeoisie… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Chardin, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon — (2 nov. 1699, París, Francia–6 dic. 1779, París). Pintor francés. Fue aclamado por primera vez en 1728, cuando se hizo miembro de la Academia Real de Pintura de París. Fue un exitoso pintor de naturalezas muertas y de escenas domésticas que… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin — Jean Siméon Chardin Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chardin. Autoportrait aux besicles 1775 (pastel, 46 × 38 cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jean-Baptiste Chardin — Jean Siméon Chardin Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chardin. Autoportrait aux besicles 1775 (pastel, 46 × 38 cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin — Jean Siméon Chardin Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chardin. Autoportrait aux besicles 1775 (pastel, 46 × 38 cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jean Simeon Chardin — Jean Siméon Chardin Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chardin. Autoportrait aux besicles 1775 (pastel, 46 × 38 cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chardin — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Chardin, Andrei Nikolajewitsch (1842 1910), russischer Schachmeister und Jurist Chardin, Gabriel Gervais (1814–1907), französischer Maler Chardin, Jean (1643–1713), französischer Forschungsreisender… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CHARDIN (J.) — CHARDIN JEAN (1643 1713) Voyageur français au Moyen Orient et en Inde. Fils d’un riche joaillier, Jean Chardin reçut une excellente éducation. Pour satisfaire son goût des voyages, il se lia avec un marchand de Lyon et partit avec lui, en 1665,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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