Jean-Antoine Watteau

Jean-Antoine Watteau (French: [ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃twan vato]; baipteesed October 10, 1684 – dee'd Julie 18, 1721),[2] better kent as Antoine Watteau, wis a French penter that's brief career spurred the revival o interest in colour an muivement, as seen in the tradeetion o Correggio an Rubens.

Antoine Watteau
Rosalba Carriera Portrait Antoine Watteau.jpg
Watteau in the last year o his life, bi Rosalba Carriera, 1721.
BornJean-Antoine Watteau
10 October 1684(1684-10-10)
Valenciennes, France
Died18 Julie 1721(1721-07-18) (aged 36)
Nogent-sur-Marne,[1] Fraunce
Kent forPentin an airchitectur
Notable wirk(s)Embarkation for Cythera, 1718/19
L'Enseigne de Gersaint, 1720/21


  1. Levey, Michael. (1993) Painting and sculpture in France 1700-1789. New Haven: Yale University Press, p. 29. ISBN 0300064942
  2. Wine, Humphrey, and Annie Scottez-De Wambrechies. "Watteau" in Grove Art Online. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 8 Februar 2014.