Third prompt of written response: whole class thought it was the toughest, will be taken into consideration when grading Baroque France - French artists are first taken by the extreme light and dark, terrebroso Georges de la Tour, Mary Magdalene with the Smoking Flame , 1640 - Examples of a vanitas - She realises she is mortal - The time of life she has goes up in flames French Baroque Nicholas Poussin - Most important French painter of the 17th century - Spent most of his career in Rome - Revered art from antiquity and the Renaissance, especially Raphael - Believed art should educate, not entertain - Not give you joy, make you think Apollo and the Muses, 1631 Holy Family on the steps. Cleveland art museum - The family makes a perfect triangle Abduction of the Sabine Women , 1633 - Had run out of enough women to run the roman nation J udgement of Soloman , 1649 - Judges for the alive baby to be cut in half causing the real mother’s response to reveal the truth Landscape with the Burial of Phocion , 1648 - Repoussoir - Elements that keep your eyes inside the painting - Composed compositions such as arches, trees, to keep the viewing looking at the focus and not wandering Et in Arcadia Ego , 1655 - Reflects a more simpler time, a time of leisure - Arcadia is a land of bliss - Inscription on the stone: “you can never escape death, no matter if you never have any trouble in your life, you will always face the problem of your mortality”
Louis XIV, King of France 1648-1715 - Le Roi Soleil (The Sun King) - The most powerful monarch in Europe - Oversaw every aspect of government - L’etat, c’est moi - France, I am France - Je Adore Poussin - I adore Poussin French Royal Academy Charles Le Brun, Director of the French Royal Academy - Illustrations of expressions, schooled and educated on expressions - Had to sketch them out - Charles Le Brun, Anger - Sadness - All rules are based out of CHarles textbook of drawings
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