The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Celebrated French painter and engraver, born at Valenciennes; his pictures were numerous and the subjects almost limited to pseudo-pastoral rural groups; the tone of the colouring is pleasing, and the design graceful (1684-1721).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Watteau, Antoine'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/w/watteau-antoine.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.