The Ray (painting)
|Artist||Jean Simeon Chardin|
The Ray is a still life painting by Jean Simeon Chardin, first exhibited at the Exposition de la Jeunesse on 3 June 1728, the day of the Petite Fête-Dieu.
On 25 September 1728, Simeon Chardin exhibited the painting and The Buffet as his reception pieces to the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture o. Both works are now in the Louvre. Marcel Proust likened the image of the eponymous ray to the "nave of a polychromatic cathedral."
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