ROMANTICIS1 - John Constable and William Blake In the...

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  ROMANTICISM KEY DATES: 1800-1880 Romanticism was basically a reaction against Neoclassicism, it is a deeply-felt style which is  individualistic, beautiful, exotic, and emotionally wrought. Although Romanticism and Neoclassicism were philosophically opposed, they were the dominant  European styles for generations, and many artists were affected to a greater or lesser degree by  both. Artists might work in both styles at different times or even mix the styles, creating an  intellectually Romantic work using a Neoclassical visual style, for example. Great artists closely associated with Romanticism include J.M.W. Turner, Caspar David Friedrich, 
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Unformatted text preview: John Constable, and William Blake. In the United States, the leading Romantic movement was the Hudson River School of dramatic landscape painting. Obvious successors of Romanticism include the Pre-Raphaelite movement and the Symbolists. But Impressionism, and through it almost all of 20th century art, is also firmly rooted in the Romantic tradition. REPRESENTATIVE ARTISTS: George Stubbs William Blake John Martin Francisco Goya Sir Thomas Lawrence John Constable Eugene Delacroix Sir Edwin landseer Caspar David Friedrich JMW Turner...
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