Rococo refers to a style of art which emerged in early eighteenth century France under the reign of Louis XV. It is characterised by elaborate ornamentation, which includes scrolls, flora and animal forms. As a style it was not just associated with painting and sculpture, but also interior design, architecture, furniture, fabric and tableware.

Jean-Antoine Watteau Fêtes Vénitiennes 1718 - 1719


Jean-Antoine Watteau
1684 - 1721