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Jean-Antoine Watteau

(1684—1721) French painter, of Flemish descent

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Watteau, Jean-Antoine

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World Encyclopedia

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Watteau's early work was influenced by the Flemish genre painter David Teniers (1610–90), as seen in his early ...

Watteau, Antoine

Watteau, Antoine (1684–1721)   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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French painter. In 1702 Watteau was introduced to the theatre by Claude Gillot, illustrator of

Watteau, Jean-Antoine

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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Perhaps the greatest painter of pre-revolutionary 18th-century France. The inventor of the fête galante, he was

Watteau, Jean-Antoine

Watteau, Jean-Antoine (10 Oct. 1684)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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(bapt. Valenciennes, 10 Oct. 1684; d Nogent-sur-Marne, nr. Paris, 18 July 1721). ...

The greatest French painter

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