Figures making Astronomical Observations, &c., (painting)
Watteau, Anthony 1620-1721
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 151 (Sale info: For Sale).
"A highly finished, very excellent picture. The colouring beautiful, tender, and sweet; the chiaro scuro well understood, and extremely transparent and natural; the composition elegant. painted by Anthony Watteau, who was born in Valenciennes 1684, died 1721." [P. 29.]
Descriptive Catalogue of Original Cabinet Paintings, now arranged in the Gallery, Doggett's Repository of Arts, entrance at No. 16, Market-Street, and may be viewed every day, from 8 in the morning till sunset; being a truly splendid and valuable Collection of one hundred and sixty-four Cabinet Paintings in elegant frames; selected on the Continent of Europe, at the Expense of thirty thousand dollars, and are warranted to comprise the works of the Great Masters, from the 13th Century to the Present Time.