Jean Baptiste Pater (1695-1736) ✽ French rococo painter
Thank you everyone for watching and for comments! ༺❀༻ All the best! Jean-Baptiste Pater (December 29, 1695 – July 25, 1736) was a French rococo painter. http...
Jean-Baptiste Joseph Pater | The Fair at Bezons | The Met
Pater, born in Valenciennes, was apprenticed to a local painter in 1706. A contemporary would later report that his father sent him to Paris to study with Jean Antoine Watteau (1684–1721): probably the two painters left Valenciennes together in late 1709 or 1710
Jean-Baptiste Joseph Pater | Concert Champêtre | The Met
This painting of a landscape with elegant figures is typical of Pater's work and illustrates what the artist himself avowed: that he owed everything to Jean Antoine Watteau (1684–1721). It has long since been noted that the man with the beret at the extreme left is based on a figure in one of Watteau's late works, Italian Recreation (Schloss Sanssouci, Potsdam)
Jean-Baptiste Joseph Pater | The Golden Age | The Met
The picture is first recorded in 1766, in the Paris house of the wealthy collector and connoisseur Ange Laurent de La Live de Jully (1725–1779). It was one of a pair, described as "Deux petits tableaux sur bois, de Jean-Baptiste Pater, représentans des Jeux d'enfans," or "two little pictures on wood, by Jean-Baptiste Pater, representing children's games