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Antoine Pesne (Paris 1683 - Berlin 1757, attr.) - Artist


Figure and history painter, Prussian court painter under three kings. P. was trained by his father and Charles de la Fosse, the court painter of Louis XIV. A scholarship enabled him to spend several years in Italy from 1705, before he was appointed court painter in Berlin in 1710 and later collaborated with Knobelsdorff in the decoration of the palaces he built, including Sanssouci Palace. With his intimate depictions of figures, oriented on Watteau, P. is not only a main representative of the Frederician, but also of the French Rococo. Mus.: Paris (Louvre), Potsdam, Berlin, Dresden a. others Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.


From past auctions

Antoine Pesne (Paris 1683 - Berlin 1757), attr.

Duchess Philippine-Charlotte

Proceeds : 12.000 €

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Link to catalog: 7 May 2022: Art and Antiques (05/2022)

Antoine Pesne (Paris 1683 - Berlin 1757), attr.

Likeness of a Lady

Proceeds : 7.400 €

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Link to catalog: November 2012 (11/2012)

Antoine Pesne (Paris 1683 - Berlin 1757), attr.

An elegant Party in a Park

Proceeds : 5.400 €

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Link to catalog: Juni 2011 (06/2011)

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