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Rococo Art

Europe, 1715 to 1774


Rococo Art succeeded Baroque Art in Europe. It was most popular in France, and is generally associated with the reign of King Louis XV (1715-1774). It is a light, elaborate and decorative style of art.

Quintessentially Rococo artists include Jean-Honore Fragonard, François Boucher, Jean-Antoine Watteau and Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

Rococo was eventually replaced by Neoclassicism, which was the signature visual style of Napoleon in France and of the American revolution.
        

 
 
Chronological Listing of Rococo Era Artists
 
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Gregorio de Ferrari 1644-1726 Italian Painter
Ceiling with the Spring
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Nicolas de Largilliere 1656-1746 French Painter
La Belle Strasbourgeoise
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Giacomo Serpotta 1656-1732 Italian Sculptor
 
Francesco Trevisani 1656-1746 Italian Painter
The Banquet of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra
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Sebastiano Ricci 1659-1734 Italian Painter
Bathsheba Bathing, ca.1725
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Michele Rocca 1666-1751 Italian Painter
Nymphs with Coral
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Nicolas Bertin 1667-1736 French Painter
Study for the Resurrection
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Claude-Augustin Cayot 1667-1722 French Sculptor
 
Alessandro Magnasco 1667-1749 Italian Painter
A Court of the Inquisition, c.1710-20
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Antonio Corradini 1668-1752 Italian Sculptor
Veiled Girl
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Rosalba Carriera 1675-1757 Italian Painter
Portrait of Antoine Watteau
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Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini 1675-1741 Italian Painter
Pellegrini: The Clemency of Alexander the Great
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Jean Raoux 1677-1734 French Painter
Readers
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Marcellus Laroon the Younger 1679-1772 English Painter
 
Michel-Ange Houasse 1680-1730 French Painter
A Musical Evening
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Giacomo Amiconi 1682-1752 Italian Painter
Two Court Ladies Out Shooting With Their Retinue
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Giovanni Batista Piazetta 1683-1754 Italian Painter
A Shepherdess With A Gourd And A Peasant Boy Playing Pipes
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Jean-Antoine Watteau 1684-1721 French Painter
Jean-Antoine Watteau: The Faux Pas
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Jean-Marc Nattier 1685-1766 French Painter
Portrait of Madame Maria Leszczynska
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Giovanni Battista Pittoni 1687-1767 Italian Painter
Saint Peter
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Paul de Lamerie 1688-1751 Dutch/English Silversmith
 
Francois Le Moyne 1688-1737 French Painter
Louis XV Giving Peace to Europe, 1729
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Francesco Maria Schiaffino 1688-1763 Italian Sculptor
 
Nicolas Lancret 1690-1743 French Painter
Nicolas Lancret: The Hunting Party Meal
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Georg Raphael Donner 1693-1749 Austrian Sculptor
 
Jacques Dubois 1693-1763 French Furniture Artist
 
Charles-Antoine Coypel 1694-1752 French Painter
Clytie Turning Into a Sunflower
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Corrado Giaquinto 1694-1765 Italian Painter
The Legendary Battle of Clavijo
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Jean-Baptiste Joseph Pater 1695-1736 French Painter
The Pleasures Of The Ball
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Jacob de Wit 1695-1754 Dutch Painter
The Apotheosis of Flora
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Giovanni Marchiori 1696-1778 Italian Sculptor
 
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo 1696-1770 Italian Painter
Abraham and the Three Angels
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Canaletto 1697-1768 Italian Painter
The Rialto Bridge, Venice
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Nicola Salvi 1697-1751 Italian Sculptor
Plan of Trevi Fountain
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Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin 1699-1779 French Painter
Young Man Sharpening Pencil
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Gian Antonio Guardi 1699-1761 Italian Painter
Sacrifice of Isaac
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Giovan Maria Morlaiter 1699-1781 Italian Sculptor
 
Giuseppe Nogari 1699-1766 Italian Painter
Archimedes
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Joseph Blackburn 1700-1780 English/American Painter
 
Charles Joseph Natoire 1700-1777 French Painter
A Masquerade Ball
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Luigi Vanvitelli 1700-1773 Italian Architect
Tiber Valley
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Thomas Hudson 1701-1779 English Painter
 
Pietro Longhi 1702-1785 Italian Painter
Masked Figures in a Venetian Coffee House
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Louis-Francois Roubiliac 1702-1762 French/English Sculptor
Sir Isaac Newton
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Francesco Zuccarelli 1702-1788 Italian Painter
An Italianate River Landscape
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Francois Boucher 1703-1770 French Painter
Francois Boucher: Girl Resting
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Maurice Quentin de La Tour 1704-1788 French Painter
Maurice Quentin de La Tour: Jeanne Poisson, the Marquise de Pompadour
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Andrea Casali 1705-1784 Italian Painter
Angelica and Medoro
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Francoise Duparc 1705-1778 Spanish/French Painter
The Seamstress or, Young Woman Working
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Pompeo Batoni 1708-1787 Italian Painter
Pompeo Batoni: Pierre de Suffren-Saint-Tropez
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Francesco Zugno 1708-1787 Italian Painter
 
Francesco Fontebasso 1709-1769 Italian Painter
The Battle of the Granicus in May 334 BC
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Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain 1710-1795 French Sculptor
Venus Entering her Bath
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John Wollaston 1710-1775 English/American Painter
Portrait of Thomas Ritchie, c.1765
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Francesco Guardi 1712-1793 Italian Painter
Departure of the Bucentaur (detail)
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Domenico Maggiotto 1713-1794 Italian Painter
 
Allan Ramsay 1713-1784 Scottish Painter
Lady Holland, 1766
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Jean-Baptiste Pigalle 1714-1785 French Sculptor
Mercury Attaching His Winged Sandals
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Charles-Francois Hutin 1715-1776 French Sculptor
A Saxon Villager in Her Kitchen
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Jean-Baptiste Perronneau 1715-1783 French Painter
Jean-Baptiste Perronneau: A Girl with a Kitten
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Aleksei Antropov 1716-1795 Russian Painter
 
Etienne-Maurice Falconet 1716-1791 French Sculptor
The Kiss, Sevres group, after Boucher, 1765
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Bernardo Bellotto 1721-1780 Italian Painter
Castle Courtyard, 1762
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Charles Flipart 1721-1797 French Painter
 
Anna Dorothea Therbusch 1721-1782 German Painter
 
Sir Joshua Reynolds 1723-1792 English Painter
Admiral Barrington
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Jean-Baptiste Greuze 1725-1805 French Painter
Greuze: Boy in Red Waistcoat
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Peder Als 1726-1776 Danish Painter
 
Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788 English Painter
Thomas Gainsborough: The Morning Walk
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Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo 1727-1804 Italian Painter
The Minuet or Carnival Scene
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Jean Baptiste Pillement 1728-1808 French Painter
The Drinking Place
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Ivan Petrovich Argunov 1729-1802 Russian Painter
Peasant Woman in Russian Costume, 1784
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Paul Sandby 1730-1809 English Painter
View of the City from the Terrace of Somerset House
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Pierre Julien 1731-1804 French Sculptor
Nymph with a Goat
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Jean-Honore Fragonard 1732-1806 French Painter
Fragonard: The Swing
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Hubert Robert 1733-1808 French Painter
Fire at the Opera of the Palais-Royal
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Dmitrii Grigorevich Levitskii 1735-1822 Russian Painter
 
Fedor Rokotov 1735-1808 Russian Painter
Portrait of Empress Catherine II the Great
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Louis-Marin Bonnet 1736-1793 French Engraver
 
Niclas Lafrensen 1737-1807 French Painter
Madame de Merteuil Seducing Cecile Volange
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Georg David Matthieu 1737-1778 German Painter
 
Clodion 1738-1814 French Sculptor
Female faun with her child
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John Smart 1741-1811 English Miniaturist
 
Richard Cosway 1742-1821 English Miniaturist
Mrs Joseph Smith
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Piat-Joseph Sauvage 1744-1818 Flemish Painter
Present for My Sister
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Anne Vallayer-Coster 1744-1818 French Painter
The Attributes of The Arts, 1769
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Marie Anne Gerard Fragonard 1745-1823 French Painter
 
Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet 1745-1811 French Painter
Pastoral scene with a cowherd
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Francisco de Goya 1746-1828 Spanish Painter/Printmaker
Duel with Clubs
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Luis Paret y Alcazar 1746-1799 Spanish Painter
Charles III de Bourbon, Lunching Before His Court
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Antonio Carnicero 1748-1814 Spanish Painter
The Ascent of the Montgolfier Balloon at Aranjuez
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Claude Hoin 1750-1817 French Painter
 
Johann Baptist Lampi the Elder 1751-1830 Austrian Painter
Catherine the Great, 1793
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Vladimir Lukich Borovikovskii 1757-1825 Russian Painter
Portrait of E. Temkina, 1798
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Joseph-Charles Marin 1759-1834 French Sculptor
The Bather, 1808
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Giacomo Guardi 1764-1835 Italian Painter
View of the Church of Santa Maria Della Salute
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