Ch. 28  - The Rococo  French  ro caille – pebble or shell Baro cco  – baroque
<ul><li>Aristocrats parallel in the shift the Baroque to the Rococo  </li></ul><ul><li>Fete galante – which portrays the a...
Fragonard – The Swing -1766 Flowers and figures  dominate the setting Colors are not thick or richly painted  Made for pri...
Cuvillies – Hall of Mirrors
Neumann – Church of the  14 Saints -1743
Watteau – The Return from Cythera -1717
The Enlightment  <ul><li>18 th  Century – revolutions erupted in France and America – ( French, American  and Industrial R...
Hunter – Child in Womb - 1774
Joesph Wright of Derby – A Philosopher Giving a Lecture at a Orrery - 1763
Darby III & Pritchard – Iron Bridge at Coalbrookdale, England -1776 <ul><li>Bridge made out of iron </li></ul><ul><li>Prev...
Voltaire and Rousseau  <ul><li>Voltaire believed that the salvation of humanity was in advancement of science and the impr...
Greuze – The Village Bride - 1761
Vigee – Lebrun – Self Portrait 1790 Inspired by Rubens Light Rococo touch to the coloring
Peter Paul Rubens
Hogarth – Breakfast Scene - 1745 Reaction against Rococo  themes: simple, honest, unaffected, people in natural settings/j...
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Ch.28 rococo

  1. 1. Ch. 28 - The Rococo French ro caille – pebble or shell Baro cco – baroque
  2. 2. <ul><li>Aristocrats parallel in the shift the Baroque to the Rococo </li></ul><ul><li>Fete galante – which portrays the aristocracy in their leisurely pursuits. Paintings can be seductive </li></ul><ul><li>Lavish, no straight lines in the Rococo – sophisticated and elegantly refined. </li></ul><ul><li>Curves are a prominent feature in the Rococo architecture </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fragonard – The Swing -1766 Flowers and figures dominate the setting Colors are not thick or richly painted Made for private display
  4. 4. Cuvillies – Hall of Mirrors
  5. 5. Neumann – Church of the 14 Saints -1743
  6. 6. Watteau – The Return from Cythera -1717
  7. 7. The Enlightment <ul><li>18 th Century – revolutions erupted in France and America – ( French, American and Industrial Revolution in England all happened at the same time) </li></ul><ul><li>Social and economic life dissolved. </li></ul><ul><li>The Enlightment was a new way to think critically about the world. To think independent of religion, myth and tradition. </li></ul><ul><li>Questioning theories, god, and now experimenting with science. Voltaire and his writings were very important </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hunter – Child in Womb - 1774
  9. 9. Joesph Wright of Derby – A Philosopher Giving a Lecture at a Orrery - 1763
  10. 10. Darby III & Pritchard – Iron Bridge at Coalbrookdale, England -1776 <ul><li>Bridge made out of iron </li></ul><ul><li>Previous bridges made out of wood </li></ul>
  11. 11. Voltaire and Rousseau <ul><li>Voltaire believed that the salvation of humanity was in advancement of science and the improvement of society </li></ul><ul><li>Rousseau said that the “arts” had corrupted humanity from its original condition. “ Nature alone must be our guide” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Greuze – The Village Bride - 1761
  13. 13. Vigee – Lebrun – Self Portrait 1790 Inspired by Rubens Light Rococo touch to the coloring
  14. 14. Peter Paul Rubens
  15. 15. Hogarth – Breakfast Scene - 1745 Reaction against Rococo themes: simple, honest, unaffected, people in natural settings/jobs elimination of ornament direct plain moral genre painting lower classes, non-aristocrats portrayed

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