Nicolas poussin french artist who live in the baroque

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NicolasPoussin–French artist who live in the Baroque era but became the chief formulator of the classical traditionin painting oriented toward antiquityand classical principles. Peter PaulRubens- Flemish baroque artist famous for his dramatic energy and masterly use of colors. So, which school – Poussinistesor Rubenistes - influenced and shaped the Rococo paintings? (Based on observation the paintings by the Rococo artists Watteau, Boucherand Fragonard)PoussinistesCharacteristics of the Rococoand your VocabularyI will give you one more assignment and it is a helpful one. While reading this section in the book keep coming back to this list and keep adding new words (they can be just adjectives) that you think describe this style – its character, mood, artistic features – anything that is special about it. Thus, you will be enlarging your Art History Expert Vocabulary. Or you could simply type the words-characteristics as you go, whenever you meet them, and highlight (maybe even in red font) –it would be easy later it to move the words here. Art History Expert VocabularyOrnateSweetness exquisitebeautifulweightlessnaturallightheartednaturalismblending8
French Lesson: Emphasis is always on the last syllable. Also the last consonant is often not pronounced (if there is no “e” at the end). I will be helping you with pronunciation of the Frenchnames and recommend you to pronounce them a couple of times.Painting and Sculpture Rococo eraUnification of diverse artistic mediaProminence of painters of independent worksChief among them were Antoine Watteau, Francois Boucher and Jean-Honore FragonardAntoine WATTEAU Rococo Painter, FRANCE, 18thcentury(waht-TOH] How to pronounce (click to hear)My notes Antoine Watteau was one of the most exquisite artists in the history of art and, as believed by many, the best among the Rococo artists.Flemish by origin, he derived his sense of color and painting technique from Rubens. Yet, he had a finer palette and a more subtle way of seeing and feeling the world. The famous art historian K. Clark compared his tender, light and delicate works with music of Mozart.Below you see the painting from my favorite museum Hermitage in ST. Petersburg. And another one – from the Louvre, in Paris. Enjoy them. Antoine WatteauPortrait by Rosalba Carriera_Portrait of artist in the last year of his short life (1684 – 17 21)9
Credit:Hermitagerooms.comAs Watteau “was dying from tuberculosis, he still depicted as carefree and at leisure in his most unusual painting” - Shop sign of the art dealer Gersaint(detail).commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jean-Antoine_...Your Notes onWatteau 10

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