Fragonard, Psyche Showing her Sisters her Gifts from Cupid. 1753. National Gallery, London.
|Fragonard, Grand Priest Coresus Sacrifices Himself to save Callirhoë. c. 1765. Louvre.|
Rather than continue with history paintings he chose to focus on genre paintings which soared in popularity among the court throughout the Rococo.
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