Rococo Art


"Rococo" describes a movement established in the 18th century in France which originated from the Baroque Era during the age of Enlightenment. Rococo art is a visual representation of what people felt in response to the Enlightenment.

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"Fountain Of Love" 1748 Francois Boucher

Characteristics Of Rococo Art

The Rococo style is distinguished by pastel colors, delicate curving forms, odd figures and a "lighthearted" mood (visually and physically).
Artists paid special attention to fine detail and added in intense highlights on the subject matter. Also, the overall work is light in color, effect, and emotion. Artists paid special attention to fine detail and form was characterized by delicacy of color, dynamic compositions and atmospheric effects

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