After a composition by Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne) engraved by Boucher
After a composition by François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris) engraved after Watteau
second quarter 18th century
Canvas, painted in oils
55 x 88 in. (139.7 x 223.5 cm)
Bequest of Annie C. Kane, 1926
Not on view
The engravings by Boucher after Watteau which inspired this screen appear in the works of Watteau, "L'Oeuvre. . . Gravé d'après ses Tableaux & Desseins origineaux. . .par les Soins de M. de Julienne", Paris, n.d. vol. 3, pl. 56-60 (for an example of which, see 28.113 in the Metropolitan Museum's Department of Prints and Drawings).