Oil/wood, 31 x 24 cm, min. rest. - The painting at hand is a charming pastoral scene in the tradition of his famous uncle Antoine Watteau. - History, landscape a. figure painter, nephew of Antoine W., studied under J. Dumont at the Paris Académie Royal where he was awarded a first prize as early as 1751, was lecturer at the academy of Lille where he introduced painting after the naked model. - Mus.: Marseille, Lille, Valenciennes, Dijon, Lüttich u.a. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.