Jean-Antoine Watteau
French, 1684-1721
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Jean-Antoine Watteau
French, 1684-1721
681 followers
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum, Musée du Louvre
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum, Musée du Louvre
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Librairie Amélie Sourget at TEFAF New York Fall 2018,
Librairie Amélie Sourget
2015
Rubens and His Legacy: From Van Dyck to Cézanne,
Royal Academy of Arts
Rembrandt – Titian – Bellotto: Spirit and Splendour of the Dresden Picture Gallery,
Belvedere Museum

Characterized by paintings that depict sumptuously dressed aristocrats in nature settings, Antoine …

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Characterized by paintings that depict sumptuously dressed aristocrats in nature settings, Antoine Watteau’s distinct style forged the creation of an entirely new genre of paintings termed fête galante. These works are admired for the subtlety of expression in the characters’ faces and gestures, as well as the …

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