Nicolas Lancret

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Nicolas Lancret: Blind Man's Buff. ancient history, middle ages, mythology
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Artist: Nicolas Lancret (1690–1743)
French painter
Work location: Paris
Title: Blind Man's Buff
Object type: Painting
Description: Lancret’s speciality was playful scenes showing well-dressed companies from the social elite of the day enjoying themselves. It was a type of subject launched by Watteau in the early 18th century, known as the fête galante – the courtship party. Lancret had been a pupil of Watteau and continued the tradition after his master’s death.
Date: Unknown date
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Height: 37 cm (14.6 in). Width: 47 cm (18.5 in).
Framed: Height: 60 cm (23.6 in). Width: 69 cm (27.2 in). Depth: 11 cm (4.3 in).
SKU: 273528
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