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Art History 2: Rococo and Neoclassicism Artists

Antoine Watteau
Greatest French Rococo painter, painted lovers in park-like settings.
Francois Boucher
French Rococo painter, engraver, and designer: painted frivolity and superficiality of French Court.
Jean Honore Fragonard
French Rococo painter who painted delicate hedonism.
Jean Baptiste Chardon
French painter: humble objects and modest events.
William Hogarth
British Rococo Painter: tried to develop distinct British aesthetic, also painted satyrical sequences.
Thomas Gainsborough
English portraitist and painter of landscapes.
Sir Joshua Reynolds
English portraitist and aesthetician.
Balthasaar Neumann
German military engineer turned architect. Supported Giovanni Tiepolo.
Giovanni Baptista Tiepolo
Venetian Decorator, greatest 18th century Italian painter, defined Italian Rococo. Painted ceiling for Balthasaar.
Venetian painter of views of Venice.