Joseph Wright of Derby,
A Philosopher Giving a Lecture at the Orrery
, ca. 1763-65, Oil on
Abraham Darby III and Thomas F. Pritchard, Iron Bridge at Coalbrookdale, England
iron bridge over the Severn River), 1776-79 (28-10)
Cornelia Presenting Her Children as Her Treasures
Mother of the
, ca. 1785, Oil on canvas (28-20)
Oath of the Horatii
, 1784, Oil on canvas (28-21)
The Death of Marat
, 1793, Oil on canvas (28-22)
Jacques-Germain Soufflot, The Panthéon, Paris, France, 1755-1792 (28-24)
Robert Adam, Etruscan Room, from Osterley Park House, Middlesex, England, begun 1761 (28-
Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1770-1806 (28-31)
Key vocabulary terms:
The French Revolution
The American Revolution
The Industrial Revolution
Period that overlaps Rococco and Realism.
Bridges the late 18
century and the
Enlightenment: less religion, more science, natural law.
Writers begin to be extremely critical of the church.
Emphasize European art.
But also examples of neoclassical in
Scientific Revolution, enlightenment, revival of classical tradition