The Faux Pas

The Faux Pas is a 1716-1718 oil on canvas painting by Antoine Watteau, now in the Louvre, which was left by Dr La Trujillo in 1869. It draws on north European works such as The Village Fête by Rubens, now also in the Louvre.

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Further readingEdit

  • Camesasca, Ettore (1971). The Complete Painting of Watteau (catalogue raisonné). Classics of the World's Great Art. Introduction by John Sutherland. New York: Harry N. Abrams. p. 118, cat. no. 172. ISBN 0810955253. OCLC 143069 – via the Internet Archive.
  • Roland Michel, Marianne (1984). Watteau (in French). Paris: Flammarion. p. 269; pl. 284. ISBN 9782080120205. OCLC 417153549.
  • Walther, Ingo F., ed. (1999). Masterpieces of Western Art: A History of Art in 900 Individual Studies from the Gothic to the Present Day. Cologne, London et al.: Taschen. p. 350. ISBN 3-8228-7031-5 – via the Internet Archive.