Nicolas Lancret
French, 1690-1743
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Nicolas Lancret
French, 1690-1743
60 followers
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Nicolas Lancret is known for his small-scale paintings of elegantly dressed aristocrats in playful …

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Nicolas Lancret is known for his small-scale paintings of elegantly dressed aristocrats in playful engagements—a painting style called the fête galante of which Lancret was early 18th-century Paris's most famed practitioner. The son of a coachman, Lancret trained as an engraver and became the apprentice to a …

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