from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Greuze, Jean Baptiste 1725-1805. French painter of moralistic genre works, such as The Paralytic Tended by His Children (1763).


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  • "Even the trivial fact that in the year 1865 a picture by Greuze entitled La Jeune Fille a l'Agneau fetched one million two hundred thousand francs -- more than forty thousand pounds -- at the Portalis sale may start a train of reflection in your mind."


  • Several volumes on art history, including works on Greuze, Watteau and Jacques-Louis David.

    Anita Brookner.

  • She initially gained eminence in the field of art history, with a passionate espousal of French eighteenth century painters such as Watteau, Greuze and David.

    Anita Brookner.

  • A 1774 painting, Le Gteau des Rois, by Jean-Baptiste Greuze depicts the tradition.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • Jean-Baptiste Greuze painted the poetry of everyday life with a grandeur and heroism that made him welcome in intellectual and revolutionary French circles.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • She reclines on an armchair, head thrown back, echoing the pose of the boy in the Greuze painting that hangs on the wall behind her.

    The Things Yves Loved

  • I feel as if Greuze is giving direction as to the right and wrong sense of female grief.

    A Moment with Greuze

  • "The Pleasure of Taste — French Painting at the Time of Madame de Pompadour" exhibits 60 paintings by the French masters Boucher, Greuze, Chardin and Fragonard, all influenced in style by the patronage of the French courtesan Madame de Pompadour.

    Time Off Europe Calendar

  • "Theatres of Life: Drawings from the Rothschild Collection" shows 75 drawings from Waddesdon Manor, the Rothschilds 'former estate, including those by Fragonard, Boucher and Greuze.

    Time Off Europe Calendar

  • With her head thrown sideways in the Greuze attitude, she looked

    A Pair of Blue Eyes


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