The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Fête galante in a Coastal Landscape
  • Jean-Baptiste Pater (1695 - 1736)
  • Fête galante in a Coastal Landscape
  • France
  • c.1733-1734
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 53 x 64.2 cm
  • P460
  • Small Drawing Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The painting is one of the finest Paters in the Wallace Collection and a beautiful example of a Fête galante. The strong colours are typical for Pater's later work. Pater has painted several variations of the composition, probably all in the 1730s.