Young Lady with Harlequin and Five Characters from the Commedia dell'Arte [Voulez-vous triompher des belles?], after Jean-Antoine Watteau
47.8 cm x 35.5 cm (18 13/16 in. x 14 in.)
(Paris, 1687 - 1741, Paris)
Medium and Support:
Etching and engraving
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Art Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2006
Thomassin’s engravings offer the most sensitive translation of the subtle tones, shimmering materials and fleeting mood in Watteau’s paintings. This plate reproduces a famous composition in the Wallace Collection, London.