Jean Antoine Watteau

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Style: Rococo;

Place: Valenciennes

Born: 1684

Death: 1721

Biography:

Jean-Antoine Watteau (French:?[??? ??twan vato] baptised October 10, 1684 ? died July 18, 1721), better known as Antoine Watteau, was a French painter whose brief career spurred the revival of interest in colour and movement, as seen in the tradition of Correggio and Rubens. He revitalized the waning Baroque style, shifting it to the less severe, m...

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