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Pompeo Batoni (1708-1787)  Italian, Rococo
Bernardo Bellotto (1720 - 1780) Italian, Rococo
François Boucher (1703 - 1770) French, Rococo
Canaletto (1697 - 1768) Italian, Rococo
Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732 - 1806) French, Rococo
Thomas Gainsborough (1727 - 1788) English, Rococo
Francisco Goya (1746 - 1828) Spanish, Rococo
Thomas Hudson (1701-1779) English, Rococo
Jean-Marc Nattier (1685 - 1766) French, Rococo
Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) English, Rococo
Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684 - 1721) French, Rococo

Key Descriptive Words and Phrases associated with the Rococo  Movement -   Late Baroque, tapestry, Charlottenburg Palace, Versailles, 18th century, France, colloquialism, Louis XV's reign, frills, powdered wigs, masks, whimsy, garish makeup, men in high heels, cherubs, elaborate recipes, pre-revolution,  rediscovery of the classical world, Château de Chantilly, melodramatic, decorative,  Age of Discovery, axonometric drawing, curiosity about the natural world,  pastel colors,  romanticized landscapes, courtship themed paintings




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