16-Romanticism

16-Romanticism - THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY (Repeated from last...

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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ( Repeated from last time ) • The “Enlightenment” or Age of Reason, of rational thought and questioning of old beliefs • The Industrial Revolution • Political Revolutions: American Revolution, 1776 French Revolution, 1789
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Jacques-Louis David, Oath of the Horatii , 1784 The painting represents an early phase of Romanticism, usually called Neoclassicism.
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Watteau, Pilgrimage to Cythera , 1717 David, Oath of the Horatii , 1784 ROCOCO ROMANTIC / NEOCLASSICAL
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Watteau, Pilgrimage to Cythera , 1717 Rubens, Garden of Love , c. 1638 ROCOCO BAROQUE
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Poussin, Judgment of Solomon , 1649 David, Oath of the Horatii, 1784 ROMANTIC / NEOCLASSICAL BAROQUE
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Oath of the Horatii Detail : the Horatii (sons of Horatius)
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David, Oath of the Horatii Oath of the Horatii : detail of women and children
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David, Death of Marat , 1793 David’s Oath of the Horatii showed the potential of art to engage with politics. His Death of Marat , painted nine years later, showed this even more directly by representing an actual contemporary event.
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David, Death of Marat , 1793 Detail : Charlotte Corday’s letter of introduction
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course ART 1441 taught by Professor Zucker,m. during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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