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Paintings from the romantic era

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Paintings from the romantic era

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Paintings from the romantic era

  1. 1. PAINTINGS FROM THE ROMANTIC ERA  Most of the paintings in this era were copied or imitated from the Hellenic Greek Era.  Fresco techniques was used in brightly colored backgrounds  Roman paintings have a wide variety of subjects, animals, everyday life, still life, mythological subjects, portraits and landscapes.
  2. 2. MOSAIC  It Is an art process where an image is created using an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stones, or other materials. HEAD OF ALEXANDER Image from Treasures of the World, 1961 CCP Library
  3. 3. The full image is a Roman floor mosaic in the House of Fun Pompei, dated 100 B.C. The whole mosaic depicts the battle between the armies of Alexander the Great and Darius III of Persia.
  4. 4. FRESCO FROM THE VILLA OF MYSTERIES (POMPEII 80 BC) This Fresco painting was believed to depict ceremonial rites, either marriage or an initiation of a woman in
  5. 5. BOSCOTRECASE, POMPEII
  6. 6. BYZANTINE PAINTING  The lively styles of paintings which had been invented in Greek and Rome lived on in Byzantium but this time for Christian subjects.  By the 11th century, the Greek and Oriental styles seem to blend together in magnificent, imposing images, which adorned the churches in large and small forms.
  7. 7. THE COURT OF EMPRESS THEODORA MOSAIC, 6TH CENTURY AD SAN VITALE, RAVENA
  8. 8. FRESCO FROM THE VILLA OF MYSTERIES POMPEII 80 BC THEODORA was an Asian Queen with dark eyes and hair with fierce expression.
  9. 9. ROMANESQUE PAINTING  These are largely placed mosaics on the walls of the churches that follows a strict frontal pose.  It has a remarkable variety of artistic traditions such as modeling and treatment of faces and draperies that follow Byzantine convention while the refreshingly decorative feeling comes from southern French styles  It also shows traces of Mozarabic influence (Arabize influence) through elongated oval faces, large staring eyes and long noses, figures against flat colored bands and heavy outlining.
  10. 10. CHRIST THE MAJESTY Painting from the Church of Saint Clemente, Tahull, Lerida Spain, c. 1123 Musue Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
  11. 11. PAINTINGS FROM THE GOTHIC ERA  Paintings have been confined in the illumination of manuscript pages and the painting of frescoes on the walls of churches in cosmopolitan style, elegant, mannered and sophisticated.
  12. 12. LADY AND THE UNICORN TAPESTRY 1506-1513 Subjects usually depicts popular legends and love stories, patterns like “mille fleur” or thousand flowers show influence which may have been due to crusades.
  13. 13. Rose Window from the North Transcept about 1230Stained Glass windows were created to transform the vast stone interiors with warm and glowing color and at the same time to instruct Christians in their faith.
  14. 14. The Shepherd David 13th century, Gothic manuscript illustration The paintings show some realistic details and show naïve naturalism.

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