Some other paintings by Chardin Now in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
"Why, no, the studio was quite warm."
Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington, and William Kent, Chiswick House, near London, begun 1725. (20-27)
With all of these, remember our friend, Palladio's Villa Rotonda and the influence of his book, The Four Books of Architecture : I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura, published in 1570.