ROCOCO Rococo was born in France in the middle of the 18th century. It was a reaction of nobility against classical baroqu...
ROCOCO It is a style of the aristocracy: it reveals a taste for what is clear and elegant, refined and gallant. It fits to...
ROCOCO The word  rococo  is a combination of the words "rocaille" (stones) and "coquille" (shell), ele...
ROCOCO Its subject matter frequently dealt with the leisurely pastimes of the aristocracy. Jean-Antoine Watteau  The Pilgr...
ROCOCO Watteau,  Jean-Antoine Gilles 1718 - 1720
ROCOCO Boucher, Francois Are They Thinking about the Grape?   1747
ROCOCO Chardin, Jean-Baptiste Simeon Soap Bubbles  1745
ROCOCO Fragonard,  Jean-Honore The Swing 1768 - 1769
ROCOCO Fragonard,  Jean-Honore Psyche showing her Sisters her Gifts from Cupid 1753
ROCOCO Gainsborough, Thomas Mr. And Mrs. Andrews 1748 - 1749
ROCOCO Greuze, Jean-Baptiste Portrait of Claude-Henri  Watalet 1763
ROCOCO LABILLE-GUIARD, Adelaide Self Portrait 1785
ROCOCO Gérard, Marguerite First Steps 1785
ROCOCO Vigee-Lebrun, Elisabeth Marie Antoinette and Her Children 1787
ROCOCO Hogarth, William Marriage A-la-Mode: 2. The Tête à Tête   about 1743
Sources <ul><li>http://www.loggia.com/art/18th/rococo.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://facstaff.uww.edu/henigec/imagesearch/R...
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  1. 1. ROCOCO Rococo was born in France in the middle of the 18th century. It was a reaction of nobility against classical baroque which had been imposed at Versailles by Louis XIV.
  2. 2. ROCOCO It is a style of the aristocracy: it reveals a taste for what is clear and elegant, refined and gallant. It fits to a life without worry, agreeable and closely related to nature. Marguerite Gérard The Happy Household
  3. 3. ROCOCO The word rococo is a combination of the words &quot;rocaille&quot; (stones) and &quot;coquille&quot; (shell), elements which inspire the first designs.
  4. 4. ROCOCO Its subject matter frequently dealt with the leisurely pastimes of the aristocracy. Jean-Antoine Watteau The Pilgrimage to Cythera
  5. 5. ROCOCO Watteau, Jean-Antoine Gilles 1718 - 1720
  6. 6. ROCOCO Boucher, Francois Are They Thinking about the Grape? 1747
  7. 7. ROCOCO Chardin, Jean-Baptiste Simeon Soap Bubbles 1745
  8. 8. ROCOCO Fragonard, Jean-Honore The Swing 1768 - 1769
  9. 9. ROCOCO Fragonard, Jean-Honore Psyche showing her Sisters her Gifts from Cupid 1753
  10. 10. ROCOCO Gainsborough, Thomas Mr. And Mrs. Andrews 1748 - 1749
  11. 11. ROCOCO Greuze, Jean-Baptiste Portrait of Claude-Henri Watalet 1763
  12. 12. ROCOCO LABILLE-GUIARD, Adelaide Self Portrait 1785
  13. 13. ROCOCO Gérard, Marguerite First Steps 1785
  14. 14. ROCOCO Vigee-Lebrun, Elisabeth Marie Antoinette and Her Children 1787
  15. 15. ROCOCO Hogarth, William Marriage A-la-Mode: 2. The Tête à Tête about 1743
  16. 16. Sources <ul><li>http://www.loggia.com/art/18th/rococo.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://facstaff.uww.edu/henigec/imagesearch/Renmod/baroque. htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.louvre.fr/anglais/collec/peint/inv8525/peint_f.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://gallery.euroweb.hu/welcome.html </li></ul>
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