Commissioned for John Churchill as a reward for his military efforts</li></ul>One of the largest homes of its time<br />
Richard Boyle, third Earl of Burlington 1695 – 1753<br /><ul><li>Cheswick House, 1725 – 29</li></ul>English Baroque style<br />Near London <br />Prevailed in English architecture until 1760 then evolves into classicism <br />Andrea Palladio<br />16th c. architect <br />English Palladian classicism <br />Had a profound influence on European and American architecture<br />
Salon de la Princesse (inside)</li></ul>Rococo style<br />French style; not really accepted in England <br />Symmetry <br />Scrolls <br />Naturalistic motif i.e. plants and shells<br />More decorative<br />Exterior was simple, but interiors were overwhelmed with detail<br />
Antoine Watteau 1684 – 1721<br /><ul><li>Return from Cythera 1717 – 19</li></ul>Louvre, Paris<br />Rococo style <br />This is one of the greatest “French” painters but was actually Flemish<br />Watteau’s style is a refinement of Peter Paul Ruben<br />Rubenist style painter<br />Color over design and form<br />Colorist <br />
More concerned with form rather than color</li></li></ul><li>Jean-Honoré Fragonard 1732 – 1806<br /><ul><li>The Swing,1766</li></ul>Wallace Collection, London<br />Rococo style<br />Fragonard is the last artist to end this particular style <br />Rubenist style painter<br />Watteau was a great influence <br />Was considered a erotic and risqué image in its time because women didn’t wear under garments <br />NOTE Artistically, Fragonard is the final segment in a closed circle of aristocratic French like and taught just prior to the revolution. Never did a style end so abruptly as did Rococo.<br />
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