Francois Boucher (1703 -1770) is one of probably the most typical Rococo painter, engraver, and designer. Most of his hundreds of works are decorative paintings and illustrations. He creates his paintings in a meticulous and carefree way to be sure becomes a most fashionable painter. His sentimental and style is widely followed and therefore makes a great contribution to the improvement of Neoclassicism. The works of Boucher are regarded as the perfect expression of French taste in the Rococo period.
Boucher makes great artistic achievements in ceiling paintings, decorative frescoes, portraits and landscapes of pastoral trend. Boucher is a controversial painter in the history of Western art. His famous paintings include Birth of Venus, Diana Getting out of Her Bath, An Autumn Pastoral and so on the subject of. Among these paintings, Diana Getting away from Her Bath catches more attention.
Diana is decorative moon goddess. Boucher makes this painting his best function with its skillful artistic techniques and aesthetic taste of depicting strong powder temperament, which receives an ideal popularity from the aristocracy. The painting depicts Diana just finished bathing looking at the hillside after she returned from hunting. There a good arrow pot and preys hunted lying on the grass and hounds is drinking water. The maid bent for the ground and her eyes concentrate on Diana's tilted right leg and legs. They seem to be searching for something. The feminine body is exquisitely depicted in bright colors and delicate brush strokes to guarantee that brings the mythical goddess into the scope of aesthetic worldly enjoyments.
His paintings on the subject of nude women in mythology, shows the declining aristocracy pursuing for your life of debauchery. The nobles ask for your paintings to be made as sweet as and full of sensual temptation. The nude goddess he painted looks as pinched from rosy clay, without a feeling of reality. The paintings that can best represent his style are those mythological story painting used for decorating palace, while Diana Getting your own Her Bath. These works are in gorgeous colors which show his imagination and talent in decoration. Boucher likewise interested in collecting Oriental arts and crafts.