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Exhibition Review: Watteau’s Soldiers at the Frick Collection

July 28, 2016

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“Watteau’s Soldiers: Scenes of Military Life in Eighteenth-Century France,” now on view at the Frick Collection, presents twenty or so works created around the War of the Spanish Succession, an early subject for an artist far better known for his fêtes galantes, those rich scenes of courtship and masquerade that catalogue an entire Baroque iconography. […]