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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

    Jean-Antoine Watteau
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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
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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
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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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    Jean-Baptiste Pater

    Jean-Baptiste Pater
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    Jean-Baptiste Pater was a French rococo painter. Born in Valenciennes, Pater was the son of sculptor Antoine Pater and studied under him before becoming a student of painter Jean-Baptiste Guide. Pater then moved to Paris, briefly becoming a pupil of Antoine Watteau in 1713. Watteau, despite treating ...more

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    • Artworks: La Bonne Aventure (The Fortune Teller), La Fte du Mai
    • Birthplace: Valenciennes, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Jean-Marc Nattier

    Jean-Marc Nattier
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    Jean-Marc Nattier, French painter, was born in Paris, the second son of Marc Nattier, a portrait painter, and of Marie Courtois, a miniaturist. He is noted for his portraits of the ladies of King Louis XV's court in classical mythological attire.more

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    • Artworks: La Camargo, Petrification of Phineus and of his Companions, Battle of Pultawa, The Comtesse de Tillières, Head of a Young Girl, + more
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Gaetano Gandolfi

    Gaetano Gandolfi
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    Gaetano Gandolfi was an Italian painter of the late Baroque and early Neoclassic period, active in Bologna. Gaetano was born in San Matteo della Decima, near Bologna, to a family of artists. Ubaldo Gandolfi was his brother, Mauro Gandolfi was his son, and Democrito Gandolfi was his grandson. Gaetano ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Corrado Giaquinto
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    Corrado Giaquinto was an Italian Rococo painter.more

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    • Artworks: Apollo & Daphne, Magdalene, Triumph of the House of Savoy, Saint John Nepomunk, Saint Nicholas water gush from cliff, + more
    • Birthplace: Molfetta, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    José Campeche

    José Campeche
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    José Campeche y Jordán, is the first known Puerto Rican visual artist and considered by art critics as one of the best rococo artists in the Americas.more

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    • Artworks: The Virgin of Belen
    • Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: Puerto Rico
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Francesco Giuseppe Casanova

    Francesco Giuseppe Casanova
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    Francesco Giuseppe Casanova was an Italian painter and a younger brother of Giacomo Casanova. Born in London, he trained in Venice under Francesco Guardi, then was a pupil of Francesco Simonini, a battle painter who took Borgognone as his model. Besides battle-pieces Casanova painted landscapes with ...more

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    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Nicolas de Largillière
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    Nicolas de Largillière was a painter born in Paris, France.more

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    • Artworks: Study of Hands, Self-Portrait, Elizabeth Throckmorton, Portrait of a Woman, Self-Portrait
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Jacopo Amigoni
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    Jacopo Amigoni, also named Giacomo Amiconi, was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque or Rococo period, who began his career in Venice, but traveled and was prolific throughout Europe, where his sumptuous portraits were much in demand.more

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    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Francesco Zugno

    Francesco Zugno
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    Francesco Zugno was an Italian painter of the Rococo period. He was born in Brescia. Among his masterworks is a series of wall frescoes of figures in quadratura balconies—part genre, part courtly conceit. He was strongly influenced by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and his works. He was a founding academic ...more

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    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Gaspare Traversi

    Gaspare Traversi
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    Gaspare Traversi was an Italian Rococo painter best known for his genre works. Active mostly in his native city of Naples, he also painted throughout Italy, including a stay in Parma. Gaspare appears to have been born to a Genoese merchant living in Naples. He appears to have been baptized on February ...more

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    • Birthplace: Naples, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Giovanni Battista Cipriani

    Giovanni Battista Cipriani
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    Giovanni Battista Cipriani RA was an Italian painter and engraver, who lived in England from 1755. He is also called Giuseppe Cipriani by some authors. Much of his work consisted of designs for prints, many of which were engraved by his friend Francesco Bartolozzi.more

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    • Birthplace: Florence, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Paolo Anesi

    Paolo Anesi
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    Paolo Anesi was an Italian painter of the 18th century, active mainly in painting capriccios and landscapes in the style of Giovanni Paolo Pannini. Born in Florence. He trained with Giuseppe Bartolomeo Chiari and one of his pupils was Francesco Zuccarelli and Paolo Monaldi.more

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    • Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    • Associated periods or movements: Rococo
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Art Forms: Painting
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