Famous Neo-Classical Artists Jacques-Louis David Antonio Canova Angelica Kauffman Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
About Neoclassicalism: Characterized by harsh sculptural lines, a subdued palette, and for the most part, planar instead or linear recession into space. Inspired by the French Revolution Designed to heighten moral standards to replace the corruption of Louis XVI’s France.
About Neoclassicalism Cont. Modeled after the Roman Empire and imitated form and content of classical works of art. Neoclassical architecture dominated in France, England and America, for example, the U.S. Capital.
‘Oath of the Horatii’ by Jacques-Louis David, 1784
‘The Artist in the Character of Design Listening to the Inspiration of Poetry’ by Angelica Kauffman, 1782
‘Pauline Borghese’ as Venus by Antonio Canova, 1808
‘Grande Odalisque’ by Jean-Augustine-Dominique Ingres, 1814
Works cited http://www.artmovements.co.uk/home.htm http://www.bridgemanartondemand.com/page/movements http://www.artcyclopedia.com/