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This is truly the first major survey of the artist’s graphic work to bring together a substantial number of loans from both international and national public and private collections. The neoclassical painter Jacques-Louis David began his painting instruction under Boucher. Boucher demonstrates his knowledge of fashion not only in the Rococo ... she lifts a rouge-covered brush to her face, drawing the viewer's eye to her perfectly coiffed hair and rosy cheeks. Sep 16, 2018 - Explore volfi's board "FRANCOIS BOUCHER", followed by 2095 people on Pinterest. François Boucher was a French painter known as a master of the Rococo style. François Boucher (September 29, 1703 - May 30, 1770) François Boucher (September 29, 1703 - May 30, 1770) was a French painter, a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories representing the arts or pastoral occupations, and intended as a sort of two-dimensional furniture.

He produced some 10,000 drawings during his career, often employing his wife and children as sitters.

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François Boucher (French: [fʁɑ̃swa buʃe]; 29 September 1703 – 30 May 1770) was a French painter, ... Later Boucher made a series of drawings of works by Guay which Madame de Pompadour then engraved and distributed as a handsomely bound volume to favored courtiers.

Among the most prolific of his generation, he worked in virtually every medium and every genre, creating a personal idiom that found wide reproduction in print form. Boucher is known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories, and pastoral scenes. 'The Birth of Venus' by François Boucher, chalks and charcoal.jpg 1,359 × 910; 262 KB.

François Boucher born in Paris, the son of a lace designer Nicolas Boucher, François Boucher was perhaps the most celebrated decorative artist of the 18th century, with most of his work reflecting the Rococo style.

See more ideas about Art, Painting and Artist. “Madame de Pompadour”, François Boucher, 1756, oil on canvas. More than any other artist, François Boucher (1703–1770) is associated with the formulation of the mature Rococo style and its dissemination throughout Europe. Francois Boucher - Study of a Young Woman.JPG 408 × 500; 55 KB. Media in category "Drawings by François Boucher" The following 103 files are in this category, out of 103 total. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. At the young age of 17, Boucher was apprenticed by his father to François Lemoyne, however after only 3 months he went to work for the engraver Jean-François Cars.

He was perhaps the most celebrated painter and decorative artist of the 18th century.