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Watteau, Jean Antoine Line breaks: Jean An|toine Wat|teau
Pronunciation: /ˈwɒtəʊ/

Definition of Watteau, Jean Antoine in English:

( 1684–1721), French painter, of Flemish descent. An initiator of the rococo style, he is also known for his invention of the fête galante.

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