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Figures making Astronomical Observations, &c., (painting)

Catalog Data

Artist:
Watteau, Anthony 1620-1721  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
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.
Topic:
Occupation--Science--Astronomer  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
AECI 03260151
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_67838