Watteau, Music, and Theater

Watteau, Music, and Theater

by Katharine Baetjer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300155077

ISBN-13: 9780300155075

Pub. Date: 10/27/2009

Publisher: Yale University Press

Accompanying an exhibition in honor of Philippe de Montebello, Director Emeritus of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, this engaging book examines the influence of music and theater on the art of Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721). Fifteen major paintings and a number of drawings by Watteau that illustrate the connections between painting and the performing arts in

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Accompanying an exhibition in honor of Philippe de Montebello, Director Emeritus of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, this engaging book examines the influence of music and theater on the art of Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721). Fifteen major paintings and a number of drawings by Watteau that illustrate the connections between painting and the performing arts in Paris are explored. In addition, drawings and prints by other 18th-century artists featuring musical or theatrical subjects and objects and musical instruments are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300155075
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/27/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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