Romanticism 1800 - 1880 By: Wendy McMayon
Prominent Artists <ul><li>J.M.W. Turner </li></ul><ul><li>Caspar David Friedrich </li></ul><ul><li>John Constable </li></u...
Characteristics of Romanticism <ul><li>Romanticism was basically a reaction against Neoclassicism, it is a deeply-felt sty...
Characteristics of Romanticism <ul><li>The term Romanticism originates from the Romances of the Middle Ages, it signified ...
The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last Berth to be broken up  by J.M.W. Turner in 1838.  An oil painting showing a ship...
Wanderer above the Sea of Fog  by Caspar David Friedrich in 1818.  An oil painting depicting a young man on the rocks with...
Weymouth Bay  by John Constable in 1816.  A painting depicting The Weymouth Bay
The Wood of the Self-Murderer  by William Blake in 1824 – 1827.
Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.artmovements.co.uk/romanticism.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.artcyclopedia.com/history/...
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Romanticism by Wendy McMayon

  1. 1. Romanticism 1800 - 1880 By: Wendy McMayon
  2. 2. Prominent Artists <ul><li>J.M.W. Turner </li></ul><ul><li>Caspar David Friedrich </li></ul><ul><li>John Constable </li></ul><ul><li>William Blake </li></ul>
  3. 3. Characteristics of Romanticism <ul><li>Romanticism was basically a reaction against Neoclassicism, it is a deeply-felt style which is individualistic, beautiful, and emotionally wrought. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though Romanticism and Neoclassicism were philosophically opposed, they were the dominant European styles for generations, and many artists were affected in one way or another. </li></ul><ul><li>Artists might work in both styles at different times or even mix the styles, which can create an intellectually Romantic work using Neoclassical visual style. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Characteristics of Romanticism <ul><li>The term Romanticism originates from the Romances of the Middle Ages, it signified a vision of perfect reality. </li></ul><ul><li>It originally presented itself in idyllic and sometimes Gothic imagery. The artists embraced feelings of sentimentality, mystery, and drama to produce beautiful and exotic scenes. </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually it broaden to incorporate the vital passions at the time – including nationalism, political support for liberty, reverence of nature and opposition of industrialization. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last Berth to be broken up by J.M.W. Turner in 1838. An oil painting showing a ship in the Battle of Trafalgar.
  6. 6. Wanderer above the Sea of Fog by Caspar David Friedrich in 1818. An oil painting depicting a young man on the rocks with his back to the viewer.
  7. 7. Weymouth Bay by John Constable in 1816. A painting depicting The Weymouth Bay
  8. 8. The Wood of the Self-Murderer by William Blake in 1824 – 1827.
  9. 9. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.artmovements.co.uk/romanticism.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.artcyclopedia.com/history/romanticism.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.artspecialist.co.uk/constable-c-45.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Wood_of_the_Self-Murderers.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanticism </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.canvaz.com/gallery/13803.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.artinthepicture.com/paintings/William_Turner/The-Fighting-Temeraire/ </li></ul>

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