ARTE ROCOCO

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ARTE ROCOCO

  1. 1. By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Rococo Art & Architecture
  2. 2. Rococo <ul><li>Derived from the French word, rocaille , or pebbles, referring to the stones & shells used to decorate the interior of caves. </li></ul><ul><li>Complex compositions. </li></ul><ul><li>Ornateness and fussy details. </li></ul><ul><li>Gaiety, lightness, and airyness --> the Rococo style “dances.” </li></ul><ul><li>Portrays the carefree life of the aristocracy -- landscapes like fairy tales. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rococo <ul><li>1715 – 1774. </li></ul><ul><li>Centered in France --> associated with Louis XV. [also Germany and Italy] </li></ul><ul><li>Light, elaborate, decorative style. </li></ul><ul><li>Pastels. </li></ul><ul><li>A backlash to the darkness of the Baroque --> less formal & grandiose. </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually replaced by Neo-Classicism, the artistic style of the American & French Revolutions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. “ The Marriage Contract” Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1713
  5. 5. “ The French Theater” Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1714
  6. 6. “ The Pleasures of the Ball” Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1717
  7. 7. “ The Pleasures of Life” Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1718
  8. 8. “ The Swing” Jean Honoré Fragonard 1766
  9. 9. “ The Stolen Kiss” Jean Honoré Fragonard Late 1780s
  10. 10. “ A Young Girl Reading” Jean Honoré Fragonard 1776
  11. 11. “ The Triumph of Venus” Fran ç ois Boucher 1740
  12. 12. “ La Toilette” – Fran ç ois Boucher, 1742
  13. 13. “ The Marquis de Pompadour” Fran ç ois Boucher 1756
  14. 14. “ Morning Coffee” Fran ç ois Boucher 1739
  15. 15. “ The House of Cards” Jean Siméon Chardin 1735
  16. 16. “ Winter” Etienne-Maurice Falconet 1771
  17. 17. “ The Rape of Europa” Giovanni Domenico Ferretti, 1720-40
  18. 18. The English Rococo Portraiturists
  19. 19. “ Colonel St. Leger” Sir Joshua Reynolds 1778
  20. 20. “ The Children of Edward Holland Cruttenden” Sir Joshua Reynolds
  21. 21. “ Mr. & Mrs. Andrews” Thomas Gainsborough, 1750
  22. 22. “ Portrait of a Lady in Blue” Thomas Gainsborough Late 1770s
  23. 23. “ Mary, Countess Howe” Thomas Gainsborough Late 1760
  24. 24. Rococo Interiors
  25. 25. A Rococo Room
  26. 26. Wall Clock “ Love Conquering Time” Charles Cressent 1740
  27. 27. “ Fire Dog” Fran ç ois-Thomas Germain 1757

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