Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Jean-Antoine Watteau

Today’s Featured Artist at the e.Gallery is a 18th Century artist of the Rococo movement, Jean-Antoine Watteau [French, 1684-1721] Link: http://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Watteau_Jean-Antoine

Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684–1721).
A French rococo artist whose charming and graceful paintings show his
interest in theater and ballet, Antoine Watteau is probably best know for
his fetes galantes. These romantic and idealized scenes depict elaborately
costumed ladies and gentlemen at play in fanciful outdoor settings.

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The Embarkation for Cythera (detail)

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In Mezzetin’s Costume

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The Embarkation for Cythera

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The Delights of Life (detail)
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