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