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Rococo

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Rococo

  1. 1. Rococo<br />1715-1774<br />Austin Short<br />
  2. 2. Quintessentially Artists<br /><ul><li> Jean-Honore Fragonard
  3. 3. Jean-Antoine Watteau
  4. 4. Francois Boucher
  5. 5. Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
  6. 6. François de Cuvilliès</li></li></ul><li>Characteristics<br /><ul><li> Also known as colloquialism meaning “old-fashioned”
  7. 7. A style of 18th Century French art and interior design and </li></ul> born from the Baroque era, during the age of Enlightenment<br /><ul><li> Enlightenment was a time when new ideas about human existence </li></ul> were introduced and Rococo art is the visual representation <br /> of the optimism people felt in response to that<br /><ul><li>It stresses purely ornamental, light, casual, irregular design
  8. 8. Was a decorative style most often used in interior design, </li></ul> painting, architecture, and sculpture <br /><ul><li> Mostly associated with the reign of King Louis XV </li></li></ul><li>Jean-Antoine Watteau, La Surprise<br />
  9. 9. Jean-Antoine Watteau, Mezzetin<br />
  10. 10. Jean-Honore Fragonard, the Swing<br />
  11. 11. Francois Boucher, Birth of Venus<br />
  12. 12. François de Cuvilliès, Amalienburg<br />Neumann<br />Vierzehnheiligen, Germany <br />
  13. 13. Madrid<br />
  14. 14. Work Cited<br /><ul><li> http://www.artcyclopedia.com/history/rococo.html
  15. 15. http://wwar.com/masters/movements/rococo.html
  16. 16. http://www.sgallery.net/artnews/2008/03/27/christie-s-rediscover-watteau-s-</li></ul> la-surprise-lost-and-unseen-by-the-public-for-200-years.html <br /><ul><li> http://www.beautifulloftythings.com/
  17. 17. www.planetware.com/picture/madrid-e-e1215.htm
  18. 18. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fran%C3%A7ois_Boucher_011.jpg
  19. 19. essentialhumanities.net/arch5.html
  20. 20. http://www.huntfor.com/arthistory/c17th-mid19th/rococo.htm </li>

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