French and Italian Painting of the 18th Century


Subject:
Painting & Painters , Art by Region , Italian , France , Misc.

Description:
Introduction to the evolving artistic styles in 18th century France and Italy, during which time the "taste for rococo -- intimate and charming subjects painted in pastel colors -- gave way by mid-century to the simpler, more restrained forms of neoclassical art." Includes annotated images of works by artists such as François Boucher, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, and Antoine Watteau. From the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Publisher:
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nga.gov/collection/gallery/french18.shtm


PID= res:lii-22270