FINE OIL PAINTING Attributed To ANTOINE WATTEAU ANTIQUE 18th CENTURY OLD MASTER
PAINTING REF 1102028
Fine Original Antique early 18th Century OLD MASTER OIL PAINTING Romantic Scene GOLD GILT FRAME
NEW COLLECTION Of RARE PIECES OF FRENCH HISTORY
By Antoine Watteau Attributed Similar $300,000 Premier Collection
“good Condition canvas for such age. relined & Re-vanished Ready to hang
" frame is in good condition for age ” see pictures”
( 18th century )
We have had the piece under the microscope and everything looks right for a Watteau we date this around the early 1700's
Title: Washing Day
Artist: Attributed to Antoine Watteau
Signed : No
Provenance: john castagno art
Medium : Oil painting on canvas
|Condition: Good |
|Country: French school |
Frame size : 26,5 in x 22 in
( 68 cm x57 cm)
Canvas size : 20" x 15"
With an estimate of £15000 - £20,000 in a London West End Gallery
1684 - 1721
Watteau was one of the most influential French painters of the early 18th century. He painted numerous scenes with Commedia dell'Arte characters and also invented a type of painting known as the - small cabinet pictures which explored the psychology of love, usually in a landscape setting. Other painters, including and took up the theme.
Watteau was born at Valenciennes in the north of France and arrived in Paris in 1702. The influence of and of other Flemish and Dutch painters of the 17th century, including , remained with him during his years of training in Paris with (possibly) Abraham Metayer, Claude Gillot (about 1705/8) and Claude Audran III (about 1708/9). In 1712 he was admitted as a probationer to the French, becoming a full member in 1717 with the presentation of his 'Pilgrimage to the Isle of Cythera' (Paris, Louvre), for which the Academy created the new category of Galante.
He also made many paintings of Italian comedy, or Commedia dell'Arte, in which he explored the expressive potential of its famous characters, Pierrot, Columbine and Harlequin.
The beautiful gold gilt frame
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