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LANCRET, Nicolas/ ARTISTS 1650-1899/ ART MAIN

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(b. 1690, Paris, d. 1743, Paris)

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French painter, he was, with Pater, the principal imitator of Watteau. After failing as a history painter he was influenced by Gillot’s theatrical scenes as Watteau had been, and he spent the rest of his life painting fêtes galantes. He is well represented in the Wallace Collection, London.

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Luncheon Party

Nicolas Lancret, 1690-1743 – (uk)(de)

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 Nicolas Lancret: Dance Before a Fountain (Getty Museum Studies on Art) (de)

Luncheon Party
Oil on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston