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Watteau, the embarkment for Cythera

Antoine Watteau

Watteau, the embarkment for Cythera

by Antoine Watteau

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Published by NDE Pub. in Richmond Hill, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watteau, Antoine, -- 1684-1721.,
  • Watteau, Antoine, -- 1684-1721 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • About the Edition

    Books invites the reader on a journey through the most famous paintings in the history of art. Detailed, informative, and stimulating portraits of the individual artist are documented alongside beautiful glossy illustrations and detailed keys to the paintings.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[work edited by Federico Zeri ; chief editor of 2000 English language edition, Elena Mazour ; English translation, Diana Sears].
    SeriesOne hundred paintings
    ContributionsZeri, Federico., Dolcetta, Marco., Mazour, Elena.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND553.W3 A65 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23017745M
    ISBN 101553210182
    LC Control Number2001339949
    OCLC/WorldCa48003550

      Embarkation for Cythera Painted by Jean-Antoine Watteau in From "L'Art du Dix-huitième Siècle" by Edmond and Jules De Goncourt This is part of our audio book Art Masterpieces. The Embarkation for Cythera ("L'Embarquement pour Cythère") is a painting by the French painter Jean-Antoine is also known as Voyage to Cythera and Pilgrimage to the Isle of u submitted this work to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture as his reception piece in The painting is now in the Louvre in Paris.

      For years Watteau’s great masterpiece, the Pilgrimage to Cythera, was taken to depict the embarkation of pilgrims for the fabled Greek Island of Love. Then in the s the British art historian Michael Levey offered a new interpretation: the pilgrims were not embarking at all, but were already on Cythera, preparing to take their leave for home. 80% off a Hand Made Oil Painting Reproduction of The Embarkation for Cythera , one of the most famous paintings by Jean-Antoine Watteau. Free certificate of authenticity free Range: $ - $

    Jean-Antoine Watteau (Octo - J ) Jean-Antoine Watteau (Octo - J ) was a French painter whose brief career spurred the revival of interest in colour and movement (in the tradition of Correggio and Rubens), and revitalized the waning Baroque idiom, which eventually became known as Rococo. He is credited with inventing the genre of fêtes galantes. In , Watteau received the rank of academician for his large painting Embarkation for the Island of Cythera (Louvre, Paris). In he visited England. Watteau’s creative direction laid the foundation for a new stage in the development of French painting, graphic art, and decorative art.


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Embarkation for Cythera [Watteau, With Illustrations] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Embarkation For Cythera: A Gallery Of Masterpieces. Reviews. The Embarkation for Cythera — Antoine Watteau.

Posted on May 4, by Biblioklept. The Embarkation for Cythera, by Antoine Watteau () Share this:. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Watteau, the embarkment for Cythera by Antoine Watteau, Federico Zeri, Marco Dolcetta; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Criticism and interpretation, France, Pilgrimage to Cythera, Biography, Art, Art & Art Instruction. Buy a cheap copy of Watteau book by Federico Zeri.

The embarkment for Cythera book richly illustrated art books cover several centuries of great artists and their masterworks. From Rubens to Dali, each artist's life and times, influences, Free shipping over $ ‘The Embarkation for Cythera’ depicts what is known as a "fête gallant", an elaborate celebration typically enjoyed by France’s aristocracy during the reign of Louis XV.

The elite would venture to the countryside in order to indulge in flirtatious behavior and party in an atmosphere of lust and luxury. The Embarkation for Cythera ("L'Embarquement pour Cythère") is a painting by the French painter Jean-Antoine Watteau. It is also known as Voyage to Cythera and Pilgrimage to the Isle of Cythera.

Watteau submitted this work to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture as his reception piece in The painting is now in the Louvre in : Jean-Antoine Watteau. Embarkation for Cythera by Watteau; French paintings in the Louvre - Room 36; Paintings by Watteau in the Louvre; Rococo paintings of people; paintings; Rococo paintings in France; s fashion; Couples in love in France; Touching in art; Aphrodite in post-antique paintings; Paintings of putti in France; People with dogs in art; Putti with torches; Sailboats in artGenre: Fête galante, genre art.

Media in category "Embarkation for Cythera by Watteau (Charlottenburg Palace)" The following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total.

Antoine Watteau - L'imbarco per 2, × 1,; MBGenre: Fête galante, genre art. Buy Watteau: The Embarkment for Cythera (One Hundred Paintings) by Federico Zeri, Antoine Watteau (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store 5/5(1).

Embarkation for Cythera Painted by Jean-Antoine Watteau in From “L’Art du Dix-huitième Siècle” by Edmond and Jules De Goncourt. This is part of our audio book Art Masterpieces.

Download this audio book on MP3 for free on The Embarkation for Cythera Oil on canvas, x cm Musée du Louvre, Paris: This picture was Watteau's diploma piece for the Académie royal de Peinture et de Sculpture. Watteau's nomination was accepted by the Académie inbut he had to be called to order several times and in he was given six months to execute his.

Watteau, the embarkment for Cythera. [Antoine Watteau; Federico Zeri; Marco Dolcetta; Elena Mazour] -- Books invites the reader on a journey through the most famous paintings in the history of art. Detailed, informative, and stimulating portraits of the individual artist are documented alongside.

Jean-Antoine Watteau's Embarkation for Cythera caused a major reaction after its completion in Centuries later art critics are still focusing on Watteau's work.

Proof that Watteau still draws the interest of modern day art critics can be seen in the many recently published books whose contents are in complete dedication to his work. The Embarkation for Cythera ("L'Embarquement pour Cythère") is a painting by the French painter Jean-Antoine is also known as Voyage to Cythera and Pilgrimage to the Isle of u submitted this work to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture as his reception piece in The painting is now in the Louvre in Paris.A second version of the work, sometimes.

World Classic Art Masterpiece Tapestry Series Antoine Watteau The Embarkation for Cythera Classical Art Tapestry Antique Vintage Collection Home Décor Brand: Spring Warner. out of 5 stars 36 ratings. Price: $ + $ shipping /5(17). The Embarkation for Cythera is a french Rococo painting by Jean-Antoine Watteau.

The painting represents a large gathering of couples, with cupids flying about and pushing the couples closer together. The painting highly celebrates love, with cupids being representative of love, as well as the statue in the painting of Venus being the goddess.

Watteau composed a slightly reduced replica but of a higher bill of his Pilgrimage to Cythera; This painting nowadays adorns one of the salons of the French Embassy in Berlin, but for the charm and fluidity of the distance, the seduction of the whole, the painting of the Louvre takes much of that of Berlin.

Jean-Antoine Watteau. The Embarkation for Cythera, ca. – Enlarge Favourite Add to Album Share. Dimensions x cm Physical Description Oil on canvas Inventory Number Acquisition.

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.

Watteau, celebrated for his colourful and delicately sophisticated work, introduced a new type of subject into eighteenth century French painting: the fêtes galantes. These were scenes in which exquisitely dressed young people idle away time in dreamy, romantic, pastoral settings.

They appear joyful but are often tinged with melancholy. Watteau. Interpretation of Pilgrimage to Cythera. A masterpiece of 18th century French painting, this work by the French Rococo painter Jean-Antoine Watteau, which is also known as The Embarkation for Cythera or Pilgrimage to the Island of Cythera, exists in three variants.

The first, somewhat stilted version is dated and hangs in the Stadel.The Embarkation for Cythera is a painting by the French painter Jean-Antoine is known as Voyage to Cythera and Pilgrimage to the Isle of u submitted this work to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture as his reception piece in ; the painting is now in the Louvre in Paris.A second version of the work, sometimes called Pilgrimage to Cythera to distinguish it.Antoine Watteau’s “The Embarkation for Cythera” It is a strange view of love, almost theatrical, as young, beautiful, and well-dressed men and women prepare to leave by boat for Cythera.

Better known as Kythira, an island off the southeastern tip of the Peloponnesus, Cythera .