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The Rococo and Watteau

features the work of Antoine Watteau, who experimented with the ingredients of rococo -- emphasizing color, a lighthearted approach, and close observation -- and developed a new, free, delicate painting technique that captured the pleasure-seeking spirit of the early 18th century. (National Gallery of Art)

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Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French, 1732 - 1806.  'Diana and Endymion,' c. 1753/1755, oil on canvas, 95 x 137 cm (37 3/8 x 53 7/8 in.)  Timken Collection -- 1960.6.2

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