17-Realism

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David, Death of Marat , 1793 Géricault, Raft of the “Medusa , 1818-19 Subjects from the contemporary world in paintings of the Romantic period
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REALISM “QUOTES” • Courbet : “Show me an angel, and I’ll paint one.” • Courbet : “Everything that does not appear on the retina lies outside the domain of painting.” • Baudelaire : “One must be of one’s time.” (“Il faut être de son temps.”) Note also Courbet’s use of the term “Realism” in his 1855 exhibition On Realism ( Du Réalisme ) and in his pamphlet entitled Manifesto of Realism .
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Influential events of the year 1848 • Popular uprisings or revolutions throughout Europe: in France, German, Italy, and various regions of the Austro- Hungarian Empire (e.g., lands corresponding to today’s Austria, Hungary, and the Czech Republic). • Publication of The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, setting in motion the radical political system that still survives in various parts of the world.
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Jean-François Millet, The Sower , c. 1850
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The Sower Michelangelo, Ignudo from the Sistine Chapel ceiling
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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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