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Jean Antoine Watteau

La surprise. A couple embracing while a figure dressed as Mezzetin tunes a guitar, ca. 1712
Christie's (London (England)) 2008-07-08, nr. 21
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painting
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panel, oil paint
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rectangle (portrait format) 36,3 x 28,2 cm
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Jean Antoine Watteau
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c. 1712 (1704 - 1721)
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Paris
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Entered on: 2009-01-28; Last modification: 2016-03-07

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