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Watteau’s Colorful Characters of the Commedia dell’Arte

Starring Pierrot, Harlequin, Brighella, Mezzetin, Scaramouche, & others

The Foursome (La Partie Quarrée), Jean-Antoine Watteau, about 1713. Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco

The Love Lesson, Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1716-17. Nationalmuseum Sweden

Study of a Standing Dancer with an Outstretched Arm, Jean-Antoine Watteau, about 1710. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Pleasures of Love, Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1718/19. Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Le donneur de sérénades (Mezetin), Jean-Antoine Watteau, about 1715. Château de Chantilly

[Feuille d'études]. Deux femmes, un Arlequin, deux têtes de femme et d'homme, Jean-Antoine Watteau. Beaux-arts de Paris, l'école nationale supérieure

The Italian Comedians, Jean-Antoine Watteau, probably 1720. The National Gallery of Art. Samuel H. Kress Collection

Pierrot, formerly known as Gilles, Jean-Antoine Watteau, about 1718–19. Musée du Louvre. Bequest of Dr. Louis La Caze, 1869

The Italian Comedians, Jean-Antoine Watteau, about 1720. The J. Paul Getty Museum

Pierrot Content, Jean-Antoine Watteau, about 1712. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

  • Elena Benarroch

    Mañana habrá música barroca en el Museo, alrededor de este Watteau

  • Elena Benarroch

    Esta obra está ahora colgada junto al retrato del Barón Thyssen de Lucien Freud que da contenido a una pequeña muestra llamada Miradas cruzadas. Freud/Watteau

Sous un habit de Mezetin, Jean-Antoine Watteau, about 1717–19. The Wallace Collection

Die italienische Komödie (L'amour au théâtre italien) detail, Jean-Antoine Watteau, about 1718. Berlin Gemäldegalerie

Mezzetin, Jean-Antoine Watteau, about 1718–20. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Munsey Fund, 1934

Voulez-vous triompher des Belles? Antoine Watteau, about 1714–17. The Wallace Collection