China Wholesale Oil Painting Reproductions No Minimum!

All Jean-Antoine Watteau Oil Paintings

Jean-Antoine Watteau Actors from a French Theatre (Detail) oil painting reproduction

Actors from a French Theatre (Detail)
1712 The Hermitage, St.Petersburg
Jean-Antoine Watteau4.jpgPainting ID::  471



Jean-Antoine Watteau
1684-1721 Antoine Watteau Art Locations He is best known for his invention of a new genre, the fete galante, a small easel painting in which elegant people are depicted in conversation or music-making in a secluded parkland setting (see under FETE CHAMPETRE). His particular originality lies in the generally restrained nature of the amorous exchanges of his characters, which are conveyed as much by glance as by gesture, and in his mingling of figures in contemporary dress with others in theatrical costume, thus blurring references to both time and place. Watteau work was widely collected during his lifetime and influenced a number of other painters in the decades following his death, especially in France and England. His drawings were particularly admired. Documented facts about Watteau life are notoriously few, though several friends wrote about him after his death (see Champion). Of over two hundred paintings generally accepted as his work
Actors from a French Theatre (Detail)
1712 The Hermitage, St.Petersburg

Related Paintings to Jean-Antoine Watteau :.
| Hieronymus Bosch (30) | Paul Cezanne071 | Witsen, Willem -- Moestuin, 1885-1922 | PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR -PAYSAGE | Alfred Sisley035 | | Landscape | The bull. | Battle of San Romano (mk08) | Portrait of Philip IV of Spain in Brwon and Silver | Battle of Akhatle between Russians and Circassians on May |





Contact us!