1895 Photogravure Jean Antoine Watteau French Theater Live Entertainment XAE4

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This is an original 1895 black and white photogravure of "L'Amour au théatre Francais," by Jean Antoine Watteau.

Jean Antoine Watteau

Jean Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) was most recognized for his French Rococo style, as well as his aristocratic genre paintings, theater set design and war and military scenes. Watteau studied under Claude Gillot and Audran, as well as others. Later, he was commissioned to paint scenery for the Paris Opera.

CONDITION

This 116+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note the plate impressions are visible. Also, there is some black speckling in the margin area of this print.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 6.75 inches; 20 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Watteau, Jean-Antoine. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Acting, Theatre, Theatrical, Band, Orchestra, Musicians, Violin, String Instrument, Bagpipes, Historical Costumes, Historical Fashion, Historical Dress, Historical Attire, Hat Fashion

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