Humn 1020, Feb16

Humn 1020, Feb16 - The Rococo Period The regent and his...

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19-51 Jacob Van Ruisdael, View of Haarlem from the Dunes at Overveen, ca.1670. Oil on canvas. Church is in the background of the image on the horizon line. Sky occupies over 2/3 of the painting, to underline the church, and the idea that the real church is in heavens. 19-53 Jan Vermeer, Allegory of the Art of Painting, 1670-1675. Oil on canvas. A celebration of the artists’ profession. Dutch still life painting, vanitas(having to do with nature). 19-55 Pieter Claesz, Vanitas Still Life, 1630s. Oil on panel. To remind you of vanitas theme it is called memento mori.
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Unformatted text preview: The Rococo Period, The regent and his aristocrats were very into art. Starts as an interior decorating style. 20-1 Germain Boffrand, Salon de la princesse, painting by C.-J. Natoire, Hotel de Soubise, 1737-1740, Paris, France. The most popular subject matter was love. Light hearted art that appeal to this small elite audience that commissioned it. The pursuit of love and sexuality. Natoire painting ( 8 canvases). 20-1 can be seen as a space signified by the holiness and unity of all the arts together. GOSTANTKunstwork....
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