After the French Revolution

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Unformatted text preview: After the French Revolution, Neo-Classicism flourished at the hands of artists like Jacques-Louis David and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, and the dramatic classical themes these artists revived influenced Romantic artists like Francisco Goya y Lucientes, Eugene Delacroix, Caspar David Friedrich, and Joseph Mallord William Turner to turn more inward in paintings that explored themes of violence, dreams, madness, and pre-Freudian psychosexual drama. The Romantic concern with the triumph of emotion over intellect shifted subject matter with Realist painters Jean- Francois Millet and Gustave Courbet, who scandalized the academy artists with their frank depiction of simple peasant life and nature themes as opposed to the grandeur and epic scope of Romantic painting motifs. However, the Realist painters still maintained strong vestiges of Romanticism and idealization in their work, a trend...
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2011 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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