François Boucher - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  François Boucher

Style: Rococo

Place: Paris

Born: 1703

Death: 1770

Nationality: France


François Boucher (29 September 1703 - 30 May 1770) was a French painter, a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories representing the arts or pastoral occupations, intended as a sort of two-dimensional furniture. He also painted several portraits of his illustrious patroness...