19th century - This painting says greatest general ever Man...

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19 th century Paris = center of the art world because of the Royal Academy David influences the rest of French art Spain is provincial.
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Family of Charles IV (Goya) It’s like the family is looking into the mirror This is a tribute to Velasquez. Paints himself into the picture
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The Dreams of Reason Produces Monsters (Goya) Expressing his own disillusionment at the time
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The Third of May, 1808 (Goya) Spain is very weak and is invaded by Napoleon’s army The people are rioting against the soldiers of Napoleon. French troops mows them down The guy in the white shirt is a reference to Christ One of the first modern paintings because of the brush strokes and the guys with guns who are faceless. The guns make it recognizable and modern
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Crossing the Saint Bernard (David) Napoleon changed France’s bloodbaths. No more
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Unformatted text preview: This painting says greatest general ever Man subdues the beast. Napoleon controlling the horse Crossing the Alps Pussinest style- chilly, frozen. Napoleon in the Plague House of Jaffa (Barron) Napoleon extended the borders of France Goes into Palestine Touches the sores of a guy. Reference to Christ Very open background with a lot of stuff going on A touch of Orientalism. Europes fascination with the middle east Very painterly quality Neo- baroque- dramatic lighting The Raft of the Medusa (Jericho) Medusa is a ship that got run aground Built a raft for 150 people. People died, people just pushed other people off. Cannibalism. Only 15 left at the end and rescued...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ART 2386 taught by Professor Vanhook during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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