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Jean-Antoine Watteau

(1684—1721) French painter, of Flemish descent

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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

Watteau, Jean-Antoine

Watteau, Jean-Antoine (1684–1721)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Western Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1,262 words

(1684–1721). ...

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

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