François Boucher

French, 1703 - 1770

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François Boucher

French, 1703 - 1770

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High auction record
$2m, Sotheby's, 2014
High auction record
$2m, Sotheby's, 2014
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Casanova: The Seduction of Europe,
Legion of Honor
2017
Casanova: The Seduction of Europe,
Kimbell Art Museum
2013
Old Master Drawings,
Christie's Old Masters

In 1765, François Boucher was awarded the two highest honors among the French arts …

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In 1765, François Boucher was awarded the two highest honors among the French arts establishment—appointed as first painter to the king and head of The Royal Academy. Boucher was one of the most celebrated decorative artists of the 18th century, known for formulating and championing the style of Rococo through revival …

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