1895 Print Jean Antoine Watteau Art Scouts Sparrow Lovers Wildlife XAE4


This is an original 1895 halftone print of "Le Dénicheur de Moineaux," by Jean Antoine Watteau, from the engraving by Boucher.

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.


This 116+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 9.5 inches; 16 x 24 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 center of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Statues, Romance, Antique Bird Cage

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