Person    | Male  Born /10/1684  Died 18/7/1721

Antoine Watteau

Categories: Art

Countries: France

Artist. Born Jean-Antoine Watteau in Valenciennes. In 1702, he moved to Paris and worked as a scene painter at the Opera. He is credited with inventing the genre of 'fêtes galantes', which shows scenes of bucolic and idyllic charm.

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