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Watteau

Jean-Antoine . 1684--1721, French painter, esp of fêtes champêtres
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WATTEAU was one of Europe's most influential artists and the excitement about the lost treasure reflects this.
La Surprise, by Frenchman Jean-Antoine Watteau, sold at Christie's auction house for pounds 12,361,250 - a world record for a French Old Master painting.
Benignly, the Louvre has now lent the Wallace Collection at Hertford House seven of La Caze's pictures from 14 February to 18 May: one by Watteau himself; a still-life and two household scenes by Chardin, whose gentle domesticity the Hertfords presumably did not relish; a mythology by Boucher; and two figures de fantaisie by Fragonard.
7) In "Nuit du walpurgis classique," however, it is a Watteau with a twist--a scene dreamed by Raffet ("Un Watteau reve par Raffet"), the painter of the ghosts of the Grande Armee.
To stud at 5 years, and dam of: Waldensian (1988 c by Shareef Dancer; winner), War Arrow (1990 g by Top Ville; winner over jumps), Wild Ride (1991 c by Niniski; placed), Wild Life (1993 f by Nashwan; unraced); World Cup (1994 g by Epervier Bleu; unraced), Wagram (1995 f by Nashwan; unraced), War Game (1996 f by Caerleon; Gr2 winner), Watteau (1998 g by Loup Solitaire; winner), Westerner (1999 c by Danehill; 5-time Gr1 winner), Wildest Hope (2001 c by Wolfhound; placed).
The arrangement of figures has been linked to scenes by the 18th Century painter Watteau.
Inspired by Fragonard and Watteau, Luisa Spinatelli created seventeenthcentury vistas of rolling countryside and pillared palaces straight from a gallery's paintings.
Painting: Gilles, by Jean-Antoine Watteau (1721, Musde du Louvre, Paris).
He kept the works by artists such as Antoine Watteau, Peter Bruegel and Francois Boucher in his bedroom after collecting them during a sevenyear spree.
French Drawings in the Age of Greuze'' assembles 33 pieces by such artists as Francois Boucher, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Gabriel de Saint-Aubin and Jacques-Louis David.
This is tour-de-force writing and a pitch-perfect imitation of Watteau.
Like Maitres et serviteurs (1990), a fiction by Michon in which Goya, Watteau, and Lorentino d'Angelo (a little-known student of Piero della Francesca) come to life through detailed accounts of painting, La demande details the story of a master painter and his entourage.