The Romantic View of Nature Chapter 27 Humanities 103 Spring 2005 Beth Camp
Getting Started <ul><li>This slide show compares European romantic painters to American romantic painters.  Review the sli...
Looking Back:  Absolute Monarchy <ul><li>Height of French absolute monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Paintings of the “academic s...
 
Looking Back:  Enlightenment <ul><li>Enlightenment or Age of Reason </li></ul><ul><li>18 th  Century Western thought:  Bac...
 
Looking Back:  Enlightenment <ul><li>Jacques-Louis David, The Oath of the Horatii, 1784  </li></ul><ul><li>French Revoluti...
Romanticism 1800-1850 <ul><li>Not a single style, technique or attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Subjective and imaginative </li>...
European Romantic painters <ul><li>Constable (1776-1837) </li></ul><ul><li>Turner (1775-1851) </li></ul><ul><li>Friedrich ...
John Constable (1776-1837) <ul><li>Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop’s Grounds (1820) </li></ul><ul><li>Wivenhoe Park, E...
Constable
Constable
Joseph Turner (1775-1851) <ul><li>Burning of the House of Lords and Commons, 16 th  October, 1834 </li></ul><ul><li>Norham...
Turner
Turner
Turner
Corot (1796-1875) <ul><li>Morning, dance of Nymphs (1850) </li></ul><ul><li>Orpheus leading Eurydice from Underworld (1861...
Corot
Corot
Corot
American Romantic painters <ul><li>Thomas Cole (1801-1848) </li></ul><ul><li>Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) </li></ul><ul><l...
Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) <ul><li>Looking Up the Yosemite Valley (1865-1867) </li></ul><ul><li>Storm in the Rocky Mount...
Bierstadt
Bierstadt
Bierstadt
Frederick Church (1826-1900) <ul><li>Niagara (1857) </li></ul><ul><li>The Icebergs (1861) </li></ul>
Church
Church
Key elements of Romanticism? <ul><li>Religious attachment to nature </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize individual experience </li...
What’s Next? <ul><li>What differences do you see between European and American romantic paintings?  </li></ul><ul><li>How ...
Sources: <ul><li>Mark Hardin’s ARTCHIVE at  http:// www.artchive.com   </li></ul>
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  1. 1. The Romantic View of Nature Chapter 27 Humanities 103 Spring 2005 Beth Camp
  2. 2. Getting Started <ul><li>This slide show compares European romantic painters to American romantic painters. Review the slides to see the differences between these painters. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which slides supplement the chapter best? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are your reactions to any of these painters? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where did you need more information? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Looking Back: Absolute Monarchy <ul><li>Height of French absolute monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Paintings of the “academic style” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nicholas Poussin, Arcadian Shepherds, 1640 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Looking Back: Enlightenment <ul><li>Enlightenment or Age of Reason </li></ul><ul><li>18 th Century Western thought: Bacon, Descartes, Rousseau, Locke </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural law and universal order </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sense of human progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Belief in state as rational instrument </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jacques-Louis David, The Oath of the Horatii, 1784 </li></ul>
  5. 7. Looking Back: Enlightenment <ul><li>Jacques-Louis David, The Oath of the Horatii, 1784 </li></ul><ul><li>French Revolution, 1789 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intellectual movement? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rebellion of underprivileged? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rising middle class? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Republic  Reign of Terror  Directory  Napoleon </li></ul>
  6. 8. Romanticism 1800-1850 <ul><li>Not a single style, technique or attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Subjective and imaginative </li></ul><ul><li>Emotionally intense, mystical </li></ul><ul><li>Rebels against “classic”and “neoclassic” </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasizes nature’s wild, mysterious, exotic, melancholic, melodramatic aspects </li></ul>
  7. 9. European Romantic painters <ul><li>Constable (1776-1837) </li></ul><ul><li>Turner (1775-1851) </li></ul><ul><li>Friedrich (1774-1840) </li></ul><ul><li>Corot (1796-1875) </li></ul>
  8. 10. John Constable (1776-1837) <ul><li>Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop’s Grounds (1820) </li></ul><ul><li>Wivenhoe Park, Essex (1816) </li></ul>
  9. 11. Constable
  10. 12. Constable
  11. 13. Joseph Turner (1775-1851) <ul><li>Burning of the House of Lords and Commons, 16 th October, 1834 </li></ul><ul><li>Norham Castle, Sunrise (1835-1840) </li></ul><ul><li>Norham Castle (detail) </li></ul>
  12. 14. Turner
  13. 15. Turner
  14. 16. Turner
  15. 17. Corot (1796-1875) <ul><li>Morning, dance of Nymphs (1850) </li></ul><ul><li>Orpheus leading Eurydice from Underworld (1861) </li></ul><ul><li>Boatman of Mortefontaine (1865-1870) </li></ul>
  16. 18. Corot
  17. 19. Corot
  18. 20. Corot
  19. 21. American Romantic painters <ul><li>Thomas Cole (1801-1848) </li></ul><ul><li>Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) </li></ul><ul><li>Frederick Church (1826-1900) </li></ul><ul><li>George Catlin (1796-1872) </li></ul>
  20. 22. Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) <ul><li>Looking Up the Yosemite Valley (1865-1867) </li></ul><ul><li>Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mount Rosalie (1866) </li></ul><ul><li>Seal Rock (1872) </li></ul>
  21. 23. Bierstadt
  22. 24. Bierstadt
  23. 25. Bierstadt
  24. 26. Frederick Church (1826-1900) <ul><li>Niagara (1857) </li></ul><ul><li>The Icebergs (1861) </li></ul>
  25. 27. Church
  26. 28. Church
  27. 29. Key elements of Romanticism? <ul><li>Religious attachment to nature </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize individual experience </li></ul><ul><li>Subjective rather than objective </li></ul><ul><li>Human moods = Nature’s moods </li></ul><ul><li>Power of nature = inspiration + moral truth + redemption </li></ul>
  28. 30. What’s Next? <ul><li>What differences do you see between European and American romantic paintings? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you describe Romanticism? </li></ul>
  29. 31. Sources: <ul><li>Mark Hardin’s ARTCHIVE at http:// www.artchive.com </li></ul>

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