Thursday, February 27, 2014

Look at all those buttons!

This is possibly my favorite Jean-Antoine Watteau painting. The costume of The Pierrot is impeccably painted. His face is amazing. The composition with the figures and donkey gathered around the bottom is just right. 
 Gilles (or Pierrot) and Four Other Characters of the Commedia dell'arte, c. 1718. Musée du Louvre, Paris.
The Art of Amy Crehore

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