fête champêtre (French)
n pl , fêtes champêtres
1 a garden party, picnic, or similar outdoor entertainment
2 (Also called)
fête galante (Arts)
a a genre of painting popular in France from the early 18th century, characterized by the depiction of figures in pastoral settings. Watteau was its most famous exponent
b a painting in this genre
(C18: from French, literally: country festival)
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