Commissioned for John Churchill as a reward for his military efforts
One of the largest homes of its time
Richard Boyle, third Earl of Burlington 1695 – 1753
Cheswick House, 1725 – 29
English Baroque style Near London Prevailed in English architecture until 1760 then evolves into classicism Andrea Palladio 16th c. architect English Palladian classicism Had a profound influence on European and American architecture
Louvre, Paris Rococo style This is one of the greatest “French” painters but was actually Flemish Watteau’s style is a refinement of Peter Paul Ruben Rubenist style painter Color over design and form Colorist
Wallace Collection, London Rococo style Fragonard is the last artist to end this particular style Rubenist style painter Watteau was a great influence Was considered a erotic and risqué image in its time because women didn’t wear under garments 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.