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Watteau at the Wallace Collection

Christoph Martin Vogtherr

Watteau at the Wallace Collection

by Christoph Martin Vogtherr

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Published by Wallace Collection in London .
Written in English

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    Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-149) and index.

    StatementChristoph Martin Vogtherr
    ContributionsWallace Collection (London, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6853.W38 A4 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24895603M
    ISBN 109780900785849
    LC Control Number2010681688

      In two exhibitions of great paintings, the Wallace Collection celebrates Antoine Watteau, the artist who died in his prime yet changed the course of French painting, and Jean de Jullienne, his publisher and one of France’s greatest collectors; a perfect accompaniment to the concurrent exhibition of Watteau drawings at London’s Royal Academy of Arts. Christoph Vogtherr is the author of The Wallace Collection guidebook ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 1 review, published ), De Watteau à Fragonard ( /5(1).

    Valenciennes – Nogent-sur-Marne Jean-Antoine Watteau, despite his brief life, is one of the key figures in French rococo art and the inventor of the Fête Galante, a genre which showed amorous couples flirting in an idyllic landscape setting. Although Watteau’s immediate influences were French decorative painters like Claude Gillot and Claude Audran, his real influences were the.   In Pour nous prouver que cette belle, a panel painting in the Wallace Collection, London (CR), Watteau created a 'condensed' version of Prelude to a Concert (CR), an earlier, complex multi-figural fête galante in Potsdam, lifting the figures of a woman reading a musical score and a standing lute player from the German painting and.

    - Explore Paul Brummer's board "WALLACE COLLECTION LONDON", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Wallace, Art, 18th century paintings pins.   Watteau also used his preliminary sketch of Antiope for the statue on the fountain in Les Champs-Elisees at the Wallace Collection. Watteau's friends often noted that he was never content with his paintings: only, sometimes, with his drawings. He seems occasionally to have assembled copies of his drawings loosely on his canvas.


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Continuing the series of monographs highlighting important works by masters in the Wallace Collection, this book discusses in depth all eight paintings by Watteau in the Collection and two of his lesser-known works at the Soane Museum and in York.

Each of the paintings, which together span his entire career and represent many aspects of his 5/5(2). One of the most famous and influential artists of the eighteenth century, Jean-Antoine Watteau (c. –) fundamentally changed the course of French painting.

With masterpieces such as Les charmes de la vie, Lady at her Toilet and Les Champs Élisées, the Wallace Collection preserves one of the three outstanding collections of his paintings worldwide (together with Paris and Berlin) but. Get this from a library. Watteau at the Wallace Collection.

[Christoph Martin Vogtherr; Wallace Collection (London, England)] -- One of the most famous and influential artists of the eighteenth century, Jean-Antoine Watteau (c. ) fundamentally changed the course of French painting.

With masterpieces such as Les. Buy Watteau at the Wallace Collection 1 by Christoph Martin Vogtherr (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). This splendid book provides a marvelous introduction to the museum's treasures and the fascinating history of its Founders, the first four Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace.

The Watteau at the Wallace Collection book is best known for its paintings by artists such as Titian, Rembrandt, Hals (The Laughing Cavalier) and Velázquez and for its outstanding.

Antoine Watteau at the Royal Academy and Wallace Collection, review Watteau created a new genre and changed the course of French art. Alastair Sooke reports. Search all fields within the collection Collection Archives Accession Register Arms and Armour - European Arms and Armour - Oriental Asian and African Art Earthenware Furniture post Furniture pre Glass Gold Boxes Hertford House Historic Collection Limoges Enamels Manuscript Cuttings Pictures and Miniatures Porcelain Sculpture Wallace.

Shop books and Wallace Collection publications online. Discover books on European Arms and Armour, Oriental Armouries, Paintings and Miniatures, Sculpture, Furniture, Porcelain, Ceramics, Sculpture and more. Above, Fig.

3: Watteau s ´Les charmes de la vie µas reproduced in the catalogue to the ´Watteau at the Wallace Collection µexhibition. Above, Fig. 4: a detail of Watteau s ´Les charmes de la vie µas reproduced in the Lund Humphries ´The Gallery Books No. 14, Antoine Watteau.

The Wallace Collection is a national museum housing the wonderful works of art collected in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by the first four Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, the illegitimate son of the 4th Marquess.

It was bequeathed to the British nation by Sir Richard's widow, Lady Wallace, in Here is the definitive study of the great painter Antoine Watteau (), best known for his exquisite fetes galantes--scenes of the pastoral pleasures of elegant society. Until now, critical interpretations of this remarkable artist have been shaped by essentially Romantic views.

Donald Posner provides a reassessment of the life and work of Watteau; his account is enriched with. The likely model for the composition, Adriaen van der Werff's "Shepherd and Shepherdess" ofa more idealised pastoral scene, is also at the Wallace Collection (P).

Watteau's painting was engraved by Henri Simon Thomassin in The present title - the first line of a poem that was used with the engraving - does not go back to the. One of the most famous and influential artists of the 18th century, Antoine Watteau () changed the course of French painting.

The Wallace Collection preserves one of the few outstanding collections of his painting in the world, but its holdings have never been the subject of a special study--until now.

Once you’ve seen the drawings, then, you can identify many of the characters in the paintings exhibited in Watteau and His Circle at the Wallace Collection. Stylish Parisians rub shoulders with imaginary people in luxurious gardens inspired both by Renaissance paintings and the Jardin du Luxembourg.

The Wallace Collection has been housed in Hertford House in central London since and opened to the public as a museum in Bray was appointed three years ago and made challenging the.

The Wallace Collection Scala covers the highlights of the collection including French 18th-century paintings and furniture from the pre-Revolutionary Royal collection; works by Watteau, Boucher and Fragonard are amongst fine miniatures, Sèvres porcelain. The Wallace Collection is a museum in London occupying Hertford House in Manchester Square, the former townhouse of the Seymour family, Marquesses of is named after Sir Richard Wallace, who built the extensive collection, along with the Marquesses of Hertford, in the 18th and 19th collection features fine and decorative arts from the 15th to the 19th centuries with.

Summary of Jean-Antoine Watteau. Jean-Antoine Watteau's sensuously painted Rococo idylls conveyed courtly love and ideas of reverie, longing, and utopia at a time of aristocratic indulgence and hedonism.

Painting both decorative and fine arts works, Watteau's subjects attracted a wealthy clientele and the newly emerging collecting class, making him quite successful during his lifetime. The Wallace Collection pendant, 'Pour nous prouver que cette belle' or 'The Music Lesson' (P), also has a similar later addition.

Another example of Watteau’s composition is in the collection of Earl Spencer, Althorp and there is a copy in the Musée de Moulins, Paris. Media in category "Paintings by Watteau in the Wallace Collection" The following 19 files are in this category, out of 19 total.

Antoine Watteau - A Halt During the Chase - WGAjpg × ; KB. Continuing the series of monographs highlighting important works by masters in the Wallace Collection, this book discusses in depth all eight paintings by Watteau in the Collection and two of his lesser-known works at the Soane Museum and in York.

Each of the paintings, which together span his entire career and represent many aspects of his. Although this guide to the Wallace Collection covers more ground than does a similar but smaller guide to the collection also published by Scala ininexplicably, the newer book leaves out a number of choice items found in the earlier work, especially in the area of French 18th Century decorative s: 5.New Books for General Readers Books by Subject Books by Series Info and Services Journals Chicago Manual of Style Scientific Style and Format Browse by: Subject | Series Books.