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Gersaint's Signboard

1721

Why is it canonical?

During the era of Rococo, the battles were between the primacy of drawing over color, the influence of Poussin over Rubens. This painting, among other ones, places Watteau firmly in the colorful, Rubeniste camp. This is one of Watteau's best known works.

Locations

France

Periods

Rococo

Media

Painting Oil

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Jean-Antoine Watteau, Gersaint's Signboard

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