Artistic and Literary Movements Of the 17 th , 18 th , and early 19 th   Centuries
Romanticism Artwork Based on Emotion
<ul><li>II.    Characteristics of Romanticism </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on emotion rather than reason as the message of a...
Literature <ul><li>Rebelliousness / “Anti-hero” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lord Byron </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stress on the hero...
<ul><li>Literature continued:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An attraction to the bizarre & unusual (science fiction?) </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Belief in the evolution of political and social institutions--led to an interest in the study of history! </li></u...
Music <ul><li>Music: Individualism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The piano sonata becomes popular: Franz Liszt </li></ul></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Nationalism influenced music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patriotic music popular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tchaikov...
Romanticism Painting concept that expresses Emotion
John Constable Edge of a Wood   1801
Horace Vernet  Battle of Pirates, Sunrise 1818
Thomas Cole, 1839,  Italian Landscape Hudson River School
Francisco Goya 1823 Saturn Devouring His Son
J.M.W. Turner, 1840,  Slave Ship
Albert Bierstadt,  1863,  The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak                                                              ...
Winslow Homer, 1876,  Cotton Pickers Now we are into REALISM
The Stone-Breakers, oil on canvas by Gustave Courbet, 1849–50
Impressionism - interested in the effects of color  -based on observation, not interested in politics or religion  -&quot;...
Painted by Claude Monet
 
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  1. 1. Artistic and Literary Movements Of the 17 th , 18 th , and early 19 th Centuries
  2. 2. Romanticism Artwork Based on Emotion
  3. 3. <ul><li>II.   Characteristics of Romanticism </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on emotion rather than reason as the message of artistic work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Romanticism: Less about the “message” and more about the “emotion” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human beings are emotional (vs. Enlightenment rationality) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>idealizes individual freedoms </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Political </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spontaneity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Literature <ul><li>Rebelliousness / “Anti-hero” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lord Byron </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stress on the heroic / adventure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alexandre Dumas – “The Count of Monte Cristo” “The Three Musketeers” “The Man in the Iron Mask” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leo Tolstoy – War and Peace (Russia fighting Napoleon) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preoccupation with sentiment and suffering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – “Faust” (guy who sells his soul to the devil) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Literature continued: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An attraction to the bizarre & unusual (science fiction?) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mary Shelley; Victor Hugo – What did They write? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Belief in the evolution of political and social institutions--led to an interest in the study of history! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sir Walter Scott – “Ivanhoe”, “Rob Roy” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(emphasis on Medieval figures and stories) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Music <ul><li>Music: Individualism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The piano sonata becomes popular: Franz Liszt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wagner – emphasizes Germanic mythology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ ride of the valkeries” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Nationalism influenced music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patriotic music popular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tchaikovsky, Wagner,Verdi </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literature, Other musical movements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Berlioz, creator of modern symphony orchestra </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Symphonies—changed from classical, longer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The solo performer—violinists, pianists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes were long and lyrical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Waltzes and other popular dance music </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Romanticism Painting concept that expresses Emotion
  10. 10. John Constable Edge of a Wood   1801
  11. 11. Horace Vernet  Battle of Pirates, Sunrise 1818
  12. 12. Thomas Cole, 1839, Italian Landscape Hudson River School
  13. 13. Francisco Goya 1823 Saturn Devouring His Son
  14. 14. J.M.W. Turner, 1840, Slave Ship
  15. 15. Albert Bierstadt, 1863, The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak                                                                             
  16. 16. Winslow Homer, 1876, Cotton Pickers Now we are into REALISM
  17. 17. The Stone-Breakers, oil on canvas by Gustave Courbet, 1849–50
  18. 18. Impressionism - interested in the effects of color -based on observation, not interested in politics or religion -&quot;art for art's sake&quot; -used broken color, rather than flat Starry Night 1889 Vincent Van Gogh
  19. 19. Painted by Claude Monet

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