18thC oil painting of figures in a landscape attributed to Pater

A romantic 18thC oil painting on canvas depicting two young couples in an idyllic landscape, the figures sitting by a stream beside a garden folly, their pets with them. The two men serenade the women with their stringed instruments. The subject matter and style of painting was common throughout the 18thC in France/Europe and this painting bears strong resemblance to works of the French painter Pater. (Jean-Baptiste Joseph Pater, (French, Valenciennes 1695–1736 Paris). French circa 1730.

Dimensions: 40″H (102cm) x 45″W (114cm)

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