Watteau and Chardin
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre
Taught by Professor Richard Brettell | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
This lecture explores the state of French painting at the end of the reign of Louis XIV by contrasting the styles of two geniuses: the delicate, melancholy of Jean-Antoine Watteau and the earthy clarity of Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin.