Fenton Arts

Stories of a Painter and a Filmmaker

work after the year 2000 » My Conversation with Watteau

oil on birch panel 26.5 x31.5 2014

Fenton has a conversation with Watteau while the characters carry on their own conversation. In fact two conversations, one visual and the other verbal take place. Watteau used his friends as models for the stock theatrical Characters in the painting Commedia dell’Arte as did Fenton