The Age Of Watteau Chardin And Fragonard

Author: Colin B. Bailey
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300099460
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A comprehensive survey of French genre painting of the 18th century, from Watteau's fetes galantes to Boilly's paintings of modern Parisian life. Showcasing 113 works, the volume illustrates the variety and the vitality of genre painting throughout the period. Leading English, German, French and American scholars shed light on the development of genre painting, its interpretation, its collectors and its enormous appeal.