Romanticism
 
Visual Analysis due on Blackboard!
Jacques-Louis David, Napoleon Crossing the Alps, 1801.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Romanticism = General term used to describe late 18th century to early 19th century trend in art that stressed strong emotion and emphasized imagination
   
key principles = freedom and individuality

Large Odalisque

 
Characteristics of Romantic painting:
  • Loose, fluid brushwork
  • Strong colors
  • Expressive poses and gestures
  • Drew on literary sources
  • Often engaged in social criticism
  • Exoticising
 
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Large Odalisque, 1814.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Large Odalisque, 1814.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

odalisque = female slave in the harem of a Turkish sultan
 
   
Large Odalisque
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Grande Odalisque, 1814.
Canova, Pauline Borghese as Venus Victorious, 1808.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neoclassicism
Romanticism

Oath of the Horatii

Third of May 1808
Jacques-Louis David, Oath of the Horatii, 1784 - 1785.
Francisco Goya, Third of May 1808, 1814 - 1815.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francisco Goya, Nude Maja, c. 1797 - 1800.
Francisco Goya, Clothed Maja, c. 1800.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francisco Goya, Family of Charles IV, 1800.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francisco Goya, Third of May 1808, 1814 - 1815.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturn Devouring His Children
Francisco Goya, Witches' Flight, 1797 - 1798.
Francisco Goya, Saturn Devouring His Children, 1819 - 1823.