April 13
More Baroque

 

 

http://www.octc.kctcs.edu/crunyon/Eng262/01-neoclassicism/01-intro/bernini_david.jpg

http://www.artchive.com/artchive/b/bernini/bernini_david2.jpg

Gianlorenzo Bernini.  David. 1623.

 

invisible complement = a compositional element that is implied rather than physically present

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donatello David
Michelangelo David
Bernini David
Donatello. David. c. 1425 - 1430.
Michelangelo. David. 1501-4.
Gianlorenzo Bernini. David. 1623.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caravaggio. The Calling of Saint Matthew. 1599-1600.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caravaggio. The Conversion of St. Paul. 1601.

chiaroscuro = contrast between light and dark
 
tenebrism = the use of strong chiaroscuro and artificially illuminated areas to create a dramatic contrast of light and dark in a painting
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesci, Rome.
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/129/379750939_805da2d2f4.jpg?v=0

 

 

 

 

 

 

David with the Head of Goliath

Caravaggio.   David with the Head of Goliath.  1610.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artemisia Gentileschi. Judith Beheading Holofernes. c. 1620.
Cumming, Robert. Great Artists. New York: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judith Slaying Holofernes

Caravaggio. Judith Slaying Holofernes.  c. 1599.
http://www.sai.msu.su/wm/paint/auth/caravaggio/judith.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diego Velazquez. Las Meninas (The Maids of Honor). 1656.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan Vermeer. The Kitchen Maid. c. 1658.
Preble, Duane, Sarah Preble and Patrick Frank. Artforms. Seventh ed. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salon de la Princesse

Germin Boffrand.  Salon de la Princesse, Hotel de Soubise.  Begun 1732.
http://www.linternaute.com/paris/magazine/diaporama/06/marais-par-danielle-chadych/images/15.jpg

rococo = 18th century style characterized by fanciful curved asymmetrical forms, elaborate ornamentation, opulence, grace and playfulness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Versailles

Louis Le-Vau and Jules Hardouin-Mansart. Palais de Versailles. 1668 -1685.

Louis XIV

Hyacinthe Rigaud. Louis XIV. 1701.
Fred S. Kleiner and Christin J. Mamiya, Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Twelfth ed. Vol. 1. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 2005. 2 vols.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Versailles Palace
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a7/Versailles_Palace.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jules Hardouin-Mansart and Charles Le Brun.  Hall of Mirrors, Palais de Versailles.  Begun 1678.  Approx. 240' in length.
http://members.shaw.ca/mloukko2/images/108-0895_CRW.jpg

 

The Hall of Mirrors virtual tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marie Antoinette's Bedroom

Marie Antoinette's Bedroom at Versailles
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_dIgo8gp25UU/R7Zxm48k2nI/AAAAAAAACSY/izxEfYA25C8/RWC+2007+Trip+088.jpg