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Watteau and his school. by Edgcumbe Staley

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Published by Bell in London .
Written in English


  • Watteau, Antoine, -- 1684-1721.

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Paginationxi, 160p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15486114M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Staley, Edgcumbe, Watteau and his school. London, G. Bell and Sons, (OCoLC) Named Person. Watteau and His School by Antoine Watteau, Edgcumbe Staley starting at $ Watteau and His School has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun. Buy Watteau and his school by Watteau, Antoine, Staley, Edgcumbe (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Antoine Watteau, Edgcumbe Staley. "The chief works of Watteau, and of his pupils, Lancret and Pater": p. [] Includes index "List of works upon Watteau, and the other painters of the Fêtes galantes": p.

Watteau and his school Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).   Antoine Watteau, French painter who typified the lyrically charming and graceful style of the Rococo. Much of his work reflects the influence of the commedia dell’arte and the opéra ballet (e.g., “The French Comedy,” ). Antoine Watteau was the son of a roof tiler. According to early biographers. Watteau and His School. London, 68, Vertue, Goerge. "The Note Books of George Vertue Relating to Artists and Collections in England." Walpole Society 22 (): Wildenstein, Georges. The notable elements that make Watteau's style unique are the combination of his lofty content and brightly colored landscapes. Watteau incorporated characters from the theater and musicians in both his paintings and drawings and his unusual work inspired the creation of a new category of painting upon his acceptance to the Academie de Peinture.

Modern day reception: As the inspiration for New York-based Jed Perl's newest book, Antoine's Alphabet: Watteau and His world (), Watteau is still sparking the interest of modern day critics. The prologue reveals Watteau is Perl's "favorite painter", so one can imagine he reflects positively in the short texts centered on Watteau's. Each was a genius; each broke away from the herd; each gave to the world a new vision; each inspired a school. But there the resemblance ends. Giotto's art was Christian, Watteau's Pagan; or, in other[Pg 12] words, Giotto lived in an age when the aim of art was to teach religion, Watteau—well, his pictures were designed to delight/5(3). Watteau allows this trenchant thinker–arguably our best art critic writing today–to show, for once, his own hand. The book gambles and wins. In this capricious cross-pollination of history and memoir, Jed Perl does not merely show us how to live. Like Watteau, he illuminates the struggle to feel fully alive.” Reviews: 6. Watteau v. Fenwick, [] 1 QB addresses the liability of an undisclosed principal. The plaintiff, Watteau, supplied cigars to a beerhouse named the "Victoria" at Middlesborough. The establishment was operated by Humble. In , he had assigned his interest to .