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  • 1. Rococo
    1715-1774
    Austin Short
  • 2. Quintessentially Artists
    • Jean-Honore Fragonard
    • 3. Jean-Antoine Watteau
    • 4. Francois Boucher
    • 5. Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
    • 6. François de Cuvilliès
  • Characteristics
    • Also known as colloquialism meaning “old-fashioned”
    • 7. A style of 18th Century French art and interior design and
    born from the Baroque era, during the age of Enlightenment
    • Enlightenment was a time when new ideas about human existence
    were introduced and Rococo art is the visual representation
    of the optimism people felt in response to that
    • It stresses purely ornamental, light, casual, irregular design
    • 8. Was a decorative style most often used in interior design,
    painting, architecture, and sculpture
    • Mostly associated with the reign of King Louis XV
  • Jean-Antoine Watteau, La Surprise
  • 9. Jean-Antoine Watteau, Mezzetin
  • 10. Jean-Honore Fragonard, the Swing
  • 11. Francois Boucher, Birth of Venus
  • 12. François de Cuvilliès, Amalienburg
    Neumann
    Vierzehnheiligen, Germany
  • 13. Madrid
  • 14. Work Cited
    • http://www.artcyclopedia.com/history/rococo.html
    • 15. http://wwar.com/masters/movements/rococo.html
    • 16. http://www.sgallery.net/artnews/2008/03/27/christie-s-rediscover-watteau-s-
    la-surprise-lost-and-unseen-by-the-public-for-200-years.html
    • http://www.beautifulloftythings.com/
    • 17. www.planetware.com/picture/madrid-e-e1215.htm
    • 18. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fran%C3%A7ois_Boucher_011.jpg
    • 19. essentialhumanities.net/arch5.html
    • 20. http://www.huntfor.com/arthistory/c17th-mid19th/rococo.htm