Chapter 29Lecture 8/24/10<br />ARH 2051<br />
Four questions to ask about every image<br /><ul><li>Who did it?
When was it done?
What style?
What nationality?</li></li></ul><li>18th Century: Martin’s Chronology <br />1700 – 1739<br />Early 18th c.<br />1740 – 176...
John Vanbrugh<br /><ul><li>Blenheim Palace, 1705 – 24
English Baroque style
English architect
Student of Sir Christopher Wren
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    1. 1. Chapter 29Lecture 8/24/10<br />ARH 2051<br />
    2. 2. Four questions to ask about every image<br /><ul><li>Who did it?
    3. 3. When was it done?
    4. 4. What style?
    5. 5. What nationality?</li></li></ul><li>18th Century: Martin’s Chronology <br />1700 – 1739<br />Early 18th c.<br />1740 – 1769<br />Middle 18th c.<br />1770 – End<br />Late 18th c. <br />
    6. 6. John Vanbrugh<br /><ul><li>Blenheim Palace, 1705 – 24
    7. 7. English Baroque style
    8. 8. English architect
    9. 9. Student of Sir Christopher Wren
    10. 10. Commissioned for John Churchill as a reward for his military efforts</li></ul>One of the largest homes of its time<br />
    11. 11. 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 />
    12. 12. France: Germain Boffrand<br /><ul><li>Hotel Soubise (outside)
    13. 13. 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 />
    14. 14. 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 />
    15. 15. Francois Boucher 1703 – 70<br /><ul><li>The Bath of Venus, 1751
    16. 16. Boucher’s paintings are more porcelain like unlike Watteau who’s style is more feathery
    17. 17. Rococo style
    18. 18. Poussinist painter
    19. 19. 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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