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"Genre painting depicts scenes of daily life, animals or still life. "
"In the 18th century, genre painting had two flowerings: one in the Imperial court of Japan (where domestic scenes, typically showing animals, children and beggars were popular); and in France, where Chardin's still lifes and interiors were particularly outstanding, imbued as they were with a reverent attention to the commonplace, which transcends mere representation" http://www.xrefer.com/entry/344010