A group of young people converse and flirt next to a pool. Some dip their feet in the water.
Jean-Baptiste Pater, Afternoon Tea, 1725–1730, oil on canvas, 22 11/16 x 25 13/16 in. (57.6 x 65.6 cm), Purchase: acquired through the bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer, F82-35/1
A group of elegantly dressed young people converse and flirt in a lush park setting.
Jean-Baptiste Pater, The Bathers, 1725–1730, oil on canvas, 22 3/4 x 26 in. (57.8 x 66 cm), Purchase: acquired through the bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer, F82-35/2

Jean-Baptiste Pater, Afternoon Tea, 1725–1730, and The Bathers, 1725–1730

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.326

ArtistJean-Baptiste Pater, French, 1695–1736
TitleAfternoon Tea
Object Date1725–1730
Alternate and Variant TitlesLe Gouter; Fête Champêtre
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)22 11/16 x 25 13/16 in. (57.6 x 65.6 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: acquired through the bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer, F82-35/1
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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.327

ArtistJean-Baptiste Pater, French, 1695–1736
TitleThe Bathers
Object Date1725–1730
Alternate and Variant TitlesLes Baigneuses
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)22 3/4 x 26 in. (57.8 x 66.0 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: aquired through the bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer, F82-35/2

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2023.