Artwork From 1750 To 1850

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Artwork From 1750 To 1850

  1. 1. Artwork from 1750 to 1850 Romanticism, Realism & Impressionism & Post-Impressionism
  2. 2. Romanticism <ul><li>Emphasis on the imagination and emotion. Romanticism emerged as a response to the disillusionment with the Enlightenment values of reason and order in the aftermath of the French Revolution of 1789. </li></ul><ul><li>Romantic art looked to capture the beauty and power of nature. Bold brush strokes and colors. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Romanticism stressed irrationalism, imagination, emotions and nature - emotion over reason and senses over intellect. </li></ul><ul><li>Romantic artists were fascinated by the nature, the genius, their passions and inner struggles, their moods, mental potentials, the heroes. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Qualities of Romanticism <ul><li>Romantic artists, writers and composers rebelled against the Enlightenment emphasis on reason. </li></ul><ul><li>Romantics painted many subjects, from simple peasant life to medieval knights to current events. </li></ul><ul><li>Bright colors conveyed violent energy and emotion. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Eugene Delacroix - Liberty Leading the People, 28th July, 1830
  6. 6. Death of Sardanapalus , ca. 1846 Eugène Delacroix
  7. 7. The White Horse , 1819 John Constable
  8. 8. Stormy Coast Scene after a Shipwreck Émile-Jean-Horace Vernet
  9. 9. <ul><li>Théodore Gericault's </li></ul><ul><li>Evening: Landscape with an Aqueduct </li></ul>
  10. 10. Romanticism &quot;Romanticism is precisely situated neither in choice of subject nor in exact truth, but in a way of feeling.&quot;
  11. 11. Realism <ul><li>The Realist movement in French art flourished from about 1840 until the late nineteenth century, and sought to convey a truthful and objective vision of contemporary life. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Realism sets as a goal not imitating past artistic achievements but the truthful and accurate depiction of the models that nature and contemporary life offer to the artist. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Realists attempted to portray the lives, appearances, problems, customs, and mores of the middle and lower classes, of the unexceptional, the ordinary, the humble, and the unadorned. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Qualities of Realism <ul><li>Realists recorded in often gritty detail the present-day existence of humble people. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Young Women from the Village , 1852 Jean-Désiré-Gustave Courbet
  16. 16. Woman with a Rake , probably 1856–57 Jean-François Millet
  17. 17. The Third-Class Carriage , ca. 1863–65 Honoré-Victorin Daumier
  18. 18. The Stone Breakers by Gustave Courbet
  19. 19. The Sower, by: Jean François Millet
  20. 20. The Gleaners, Jean François Millet
  21. 21. Winslow Homer (1836–1910) The Gulf Stream , 1899
  22. 22. Impressionism <ul><li>By the 1870’s a group of painters took art in a new direction, seeking to capture the first fleeting impression made by a scene or object on the viewer’s eye. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Claude Monet Impression, Sunrise
  24. 24. Qualities of Impressionist Paintings <ul><li>Short, broken brushstrokes that barely convey forms, pure unblended colors, and an emphasis on the effects of light. </li></ul><ul><li>Shadows and highlights in color. </li></ul><ul><li>Effects of spontaneity and effortlessness </li></ul>
  25. 25. The Monet Family in Their Garden at Argenteuil , 1874 by Édouard Manet
  26. 26. Édouard Manet (French, 1832–1883) Boating
  27. 27. Allée of Chestnut Trees Alfred Sisley
  28. 28. La Grenouillère , 1869 Claude Monet
  29. 29. The End of Impressionism… <ul><li>Its many facets and varied participants make the Impressionist movement difficult to define. </li></ul><ul><li>Indeed, its life seems as fleeting as the light effects it sought to capture. </li></ul><ul><li>Even so, Impressionism was a movement of enduring consequence, as its embrace of modernity made it the springboard for later avant-garde art in Europe. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Post Impressionism <ul><li>A group of young painters sought independent artistic styles for expressing emotions rather than simply optical impressions , concentrating on themes of deeper symbolism. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Peasant Woman Cooking by a Fireplace , 1885 Vincent van Gogh
  32. 32. Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat (verso: The Potato Peeler) , 1885 Vincent van Gogh
  33. 33. Cypresses , 1889 Vincent van Gogh
  34. 34. Wheat Field with Cypresses , 1889 Vincent van Gogh
  35. 35. The Starry Night

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