Art History Chapter 29 Study Guide

Art History Chapter 29 Study Guide - -1751-painting of life...

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Chapter 29 Rococo Art in Europe -interiors of private palaces -rich ornamentation, playfulness -originated in France -combination of baroque and French word racai (shell) -secular style -buildings have to be rebuilt after war
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“Salon de La Princesse, Hôtel de Soubise” (townhouse) -Germain Boffrand -Paris -1732 -wall and ceiling tied together with decoration -incorporates sculpture and painting -use of expensive materials: gold, crystal, mirror -gold against blank walls -no straight lines “Hall of Mirrors” (not required) -Versailles -1678 -precursor to Rococo “Kaisersall (Imperial Hall)” -Johann Balthasar Neuman -Residenz, Wurzburg, Germany -1719-1744 -damage to buildings from War of Spanish Succession new style emerged/spread -effect of nature growing rampant -merging of architecture, painting, sculpture -crystal chandeliers “The Marriage of the Emperor Frederick and Beatrice of Burgundy” -Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
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Unformatted text preview: -1751-painting of life of patron-irregular shape, no real sense of frame-theatrical Church of the Vierzehnheiligen-Johann Balthasar Neuman-1743-1772-sense of wavy, curvy movement-exceeds bounds of baroque style-less linear design although vaguely cruciform Charles Sackville (not required) ***-Rosalba Carriera-1730-chalk Santi Giovannie e Paolo and the Monument to Bartolommeo Colleoni***-Canaletto-1735-1738-early form of postcard-capture essence of light-snapshot-serves as reminder of travel/trip-realistic and pleasing view of Venice The Lion Bas-Relief***-Giovanni Battista Piranesi-etching and engraving from the Imaginary Prisons series -1761-fictionalized event of real Roman ruins-evokes certain moods, inspire fantasy of these ruins-travelers captivate wonder and awe-idea of the sublime (instills fear in beauty) vs beauty (beauty for pleasure) (Burke)...
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