A Cellar Boy Cleaning a Large Jug
 (also known as The Cellar Boy)
Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin - circa 1736-1738
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This picture is typical of Chardin in which a light figure is shown against a dark background, giving to the whole a marked simplicity. It shows also his ability to render the textures of everyday objects without losing the dry, gritty surface which gives to his works their individuality.
Owner/Location: Hunterian Art Gallery - Glasgow University  (United Kingdom - Glasgow)
Dates: circa 1736-1738
Artist age:Approximately 39 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 46 cm (18.11 in.), Width: 38 cm (14.96 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 27 December 2011.
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