Antoine Pesne

(1683 - 1757)
Antoine Pesne (French pronunciation: [pɛːn]) was a French-born court painter of Prussia. Starting in the manner of baroque, he became one of the fathers of rococo in painting. His work represents a link between the French school and the Frederican rococo style.

In 1710, Pesne was called to Berlin by King Frederick I of Prussia. The king had seen a...
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