On the Terrace
Jean-Baptiste Pater - circa 1730-1735
1200 x 859 • 214 KB
Pater studied with Jean-Antoine Watteau. This scene attains a rustic, almost dream-like harmony of mood; even the sculpture at the far right seems to be an animate member of the festivities. This is an unfinished work of his and allows the viewer an insight into the feathery lightness of Pater's preliminary brushwork.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1730-1735
Artist age:Approximately 40 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 71.8 cm (28.27 in.), Width: 100 cm (39.37 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 11 December 2013.
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