midterm review - Late Baroque or Rococo(18th century A...

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I. Late Baroque or Rococo (18 th century) A. Painters 1. Francois Boucher, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Jean-Honore Fragonard B. Features: 1. Images are direct, obvious and dramatic 2. Tries to draw the viewer in to participate in the scene 3. Depictions feel physically and psychologically real. Emotionally intense 4. Extravagant settings and ornamentation 5. Dramatic use of color 6. Dramatic contrasts between light and dark, light and shadow 7. Continuous overlapping of figures and element II. Neo-classicism (late 18 th century) A. Painter: Jacques Louis David B. Features: 1. Past, historical moment 2. Self-control and self-discipline 3. Women are over-emotional boneless fish, while men are erect and masculine. 4. The viewer is meant to be inspired and taught by the paintings 5. Tough, strong, stoic C. Key influences: 1. Archaeological excavations 2. Johann Winckelmann ‘thoughts of the imitations of Greek works’ 3. The grand tour 4. The search for new ways to represent political power III. Romanticism (after 1800s) A. Painters 1.

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