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Famous Rococo Artists

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List of famous Rococo artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Rococo movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Rococo period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Rococo artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote.

This list below has everything from Henrietta Johnston to Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Rococo artists?" and "Who are the best Rococo artists?"

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    François Boucher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Rococo Artists
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    François Boucher was a French painter in the Rococo style. Boucher is known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories, and pastoral scenes. He was perhaps the most celebrated painter and decorative artist of the 18th century. He also painted several portraits of ...more

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    • Artworks: The Toilet of Venus, Portrait of Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Are They Thinking about the Grape?, The Breakfast
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Jean-Honoré Fragonard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Rococo Artists
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    Jean-Honoré Fragonard was a French painter and printmaker whose late Rococo manner was distinguished by remarkable facility, exuberance, and hedonism. One of the most prolific artists active in the last decades of the Ancien Régime, Fragonard produced more than 550 paintings, of which only five are ...more

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    • Artworks: Portrait of a Man, The Bathers, The Bolt, The Swing, The Beloved Child, + more
    • Birthplace: Grasse, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting, Drawing
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    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Rococo Artists
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    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, also known as Gianbattista or Giambattista Tiepolo, was an Italian painter and printmaker from the Republic of Venice. He was prolific, and worked not only in Italy, but also in Germany and Spain. Successful from the beginning of his career, he has been described by Michael ...more

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    • Artworks: Madonna and Child with Saints Dominic and Hyacinth, Armida Abandoned by Rinaldo, Rinaldo and Armida in Her Garden, Rinaldo Enchanted by Armida, A Seated Man and a Girl with a Pitcher, + more
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Baroque, Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Fresco, Painting, Drawing
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    Alessandro Magnasco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Rococo Artists
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    Alessandro Magnasco, also known as il Lissandrino, was an Italian late-Baroque painter active mostly in Milan and Genoa. He is best known for stylized, fantastic, often phantasmagoric genre or landscape scenes.more

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    • Artworks: Saint Ambrose Refusing Theodosius Admittance into the Church
    • Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Baroque, Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Jean-Antoine Watteau is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Rococo Artists
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    Jean-Antoine Watteau, better known as Antoine Watteau, was a French painter whose brief career spurred the revival of interest in colour and movement, as seen in the tradition of Correggio and Rubens. He revitalized the waning Baroque style, shifting it to the less severe, more naturalistic, less ...more

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    • Artworks: The Embarkation for Cythera, The Dreamer (La Rveuse), Pierrot, L'Enseigne de Gersaint, Fte champtre (Pastoral Gathering)
    • Birthplace: Valenciennes, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting, Drawing
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    François Lemoyne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Rococo Artists
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    François Lemoyne or François Le Moine was a French rococo painter, born in Paris. In 1701, when he was 13 years old, he entered the Académie de peinture et de sculpture. He studied under Louis Galloche and stayed until 1713. In 1711, Lemoyne won the Prix de Rome. He was accepted as a member of the ...more

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    • Artworks: Hercules and Omphale, Narcisse, Time Saving Truth from Falsehood and Envy
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Rococo Artists
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    Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin was an 18th-century French painter. He is considered a master of still life, and is also noted for his genre paintings which depict kitchen maids, children, and domestic activities. Carefully balanced composition, soft diffusion of light, and granular impasto characterize ...more

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    • Artworks: The Copper Drinking Fountain, Soap Bubbles, Le Bénédicité, Soap Bubbles, Soap Bubbles
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Realism, Rococo
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Antonio Bellucci was an Italian soldier who became a painter of the Rococo period and was best known for his work in England, Germany, and Austria. He was one of the many Venetian-trained artists of his time, including Ricci, Tiepolo, Amigoni, and others, who sought commissions north of Italy, providing ...more

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    • Artworks: Allegoria delle Arti, Putto reggicartiglio, Rebecca at the Well, The Massacre of the Innocents (study), Antiochus und Stratonike, + more
    • Birthplace: Pieve di Soligo, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Baroque, Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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