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Romanticism Revision
Characteristics <ul><li>Romanticism is characterised by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Imaginative and subjective approach </li></...
Subjects <ul><li>The subjects chosen tend to be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nature, especially wild and mysterious </li></ul></...
Other Characteristics <ul><li>It stressed emotion, imagination and freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Denied previous social conven...
Values <ul><li>Cult of the artist as a genius </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on common language </li></ul><ul><li>Depiction of...
Interests <ul><li>The past </li></ul><ul><li>Old forms </li></ul><ul><li>Ruins in contact with nature </li></ul><ul><li>My...
France <ul><li>It is the time of Napoleonic wars so it was inspired in contemporary events </li></ul><ul><li>Style is colo...
France <ul><li>Gericault: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He emphasized the heroism and sufferance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Powerf...
France <ul><li>Delacroix: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subjects frequently taken from literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use o...
Germany <ul><li>Painting was inspired by the conception of nature as a manifestation of the divine. </li></ul><ul><li>Symb...
Germany <ul><li>Friedrich: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meditative landscaped </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paintings of lucid and m...
England <ul><li>Landscapes were essential </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative styles with simplicity of style </li></ul><ul><li>I...
England <ul><li>Turner: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Radical pictorial vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concerned with atmospher...
Late Romanticism <ul><li>French Barbizon School: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiet and atmospheric landscapes </li></ul></ul><ul...
Influence <ul><li>Barbizon School is linked to Impressionism </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolist movement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>S...
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Romanticism Revision

  1. 1. Romanticism Revision
  2. 2. Characteristics <ul><li>Romanticism is characterised by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Imaginative and subjective approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emotional intensity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dream-like or visionary quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggestion states or intense feelings, mystical </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Subjects <ul><li>The subjects chosen tend to be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nature, especially wild and mysterious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exotic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Melancholy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Melodramatic facts that evoke passion </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Other Characteristics <ul><li>It stressed emotion, imagination and freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Denied previous social conventions such as the position of the aristocracy </li></ul><ul><li>Influenced by the Illustration </li></ul>
  5. 5. Values <ul><li>Cult of the artist as a genius </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on common language </li></ul><ul><li>Depiction of apparently daily experience </li></ul><ul><li>Experimentation with non-classical forms </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interests <ul><li>The past </li></ul><ul><li>Old forms </li></ul><ul><li>Ruins in contact with nature </li></ul><ul><li>Mythic and legendary material </li></ul><ul><li>Low culture was higher valuate that high culture </li></ul>
  7. 7. France <ul><li>It is the time of Napoleonic wars so it was inspired in contemporary events </li></ul><ul><li>Style is colourful and emotional </li></ul><ul><li>Main artists are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gericault </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delacroix </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. France <ul><li>Gericault: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He emphasized the heroism and sufferance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Powerful brushstrokes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflicting light and dark tones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sense of isolation and vulnerability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work: The Raft of the Medusa </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. France <ul><li>Delacroix: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subjects frequently taken from literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of colour to create an effect of pure energy and emotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Half-tones derived from juxtaposing to a colour its complement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energetic vibration and nervous brushstrokes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works: Death of Sardanapalus, Freedom Conducting the Country, Massacre at Chios </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Germany <ul><li>Painting was inspired by the conception of nature as a manifestation of the divine. </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolic landscape paining </li></ul><ul><li>Authors: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friedrich </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Nazarenes: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attempted to discover the style and spirit of medieval art </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Overbeck and von Schwind (Germanic mythology and fairy tales). </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Germany <ul><li>Friedrich: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meditative landscaped </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paintings of lucid and meticulous style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subtle mystical feeling and sense of melancholy, solitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Romantic pessimism </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. England <ul><li>Landscapes were essential </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative styles with simplicity of style </li></ul><ul><li>Influences of William Blake </li></ul><ul><li>Constable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Landscapes influenced by feelings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He worked in open air </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Luminous colours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thick brushwork. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. England <ul><li>Turner: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Radical pictorial vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concerned with atmospheric effects of light and colour </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is frequent to find in his works clouds, mist, snow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objects look to dissolve in his works </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Late Romanticism <ul><li>French Barbizon School: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiet and atmospheric landscapes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authors: Corot and Rousseau </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pre-Raphaelites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They revived the medieval mission of the Nazarenes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arthur’s legend and feminine images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authors: Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Millais </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Influence <ul><li>Barbizon School is linked to Impressionism </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolist movement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subjectivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Imagination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dream-like imagery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Freedom in Arts continues nowadays. </li></ul>

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