France, 17th and 18th century

Paintings and drawings by major French artists of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries form a highlight of the collection. The works of Jean-Siméon Chardin are shown to particular advantage in the villa's salon furnished and decorated in the Louis XVI style. 

Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665), Jean-François Millet, called Francisque (1642-1679), Jean-Siméon Chardin (1699-1779), François Boucher (1703-1770), Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)