Loves of the Gods- Carracci
Judith & Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes- Gentileschi
Elevation of the Cross- Rubens
Arrival of Marie de Medici at Marseilles- Rubens
Ecstasy of Saint Theresa- Bernini
Piazza St. Pietro (St. Peter's Square), Rome- Bernini
Las Meninas- Velazquez
Los Borrachos- Velazquez
St Serapion- Zurbaran
Conversion of St. Paul- Caravaggio
Self-Portrait (numerous)- Rembrandt
Night Watch- Rembrandt
Young Woman with a Water Jug- Vermeer
Et in Arcadia Ego- Poussin
Portrait of Paul Revere- Copley
Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan- Gainsborough
Marriage a la Mode (Breakfast Scene)- Hogarth
Grace at Table- Chardin
The Swing- Fragonard
Cupid a Captive- Boucher
Palace of Versailles- Le Brun
Oath of the Horatii- David
Death of Marat- David
Loves of the Gods
Judith & Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes
Elevation of the Cross
Arrival of Marie de Medici at Marseilles
Ecstasy of Saint Theresa
Piazza St. Pietro (St. Peter's Square), Rome
Conversion of St. Paul
Young Woman with a Water Jug
Et in Arcadia Ego
Vigee-Lebrun (Late Baroque)
Portrait of Paul Revere
Copley (Late Baroque)
Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Gainsborough (Late Baroque)
Marriage a la Mode (Breakfast Scene)
Hogarth (Late Baroque)
Grace at Table
Chardin (Late Baroque)
Cupid a Captive
Palace of Versailles
Le Brun (Rococo)
Oath of the Horatii
Death of Marat
1600-1700; period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur in sculpture, painting, architecture, literature, dance, and music; "Golden Age of Art"
1700s; also referred to as "Late Baroque" ("on steroids"), artistic movement and style developed in the early part of the 18th century in Paris, France as a reaction against the grandeur, symmetry and strict regulations of the Baroque; a more jocular, florid and graceful approach to Baroque art and architecture
Baroque elements stylized and exaggerated; focused on pleasures and pastimes of the rich
movement drawing inspiration from "classical" art and culture of Ancient Greece and Rome; coincided with 18th century Age of Enlightenment, continued into early 19th century. The style continued in architecture throughout 19th to 21st centuries.
movement that originated toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in 1800 to 1840. Partly a reaction to the Industrial Revolution, it was also a revolt against aristocratic social and political norms of the Age of Enlightenment and a reaction against the scientific rationalization of nature.
cultural movement of intellectuals in 18th century Europe and the United States, whose purpose was to reform society and advance knowledge. It promoted science and intellectual interchange and opposed superstition, intolerance and abuses by church and state.
little Dutch master
? Dutch "Golden Age" painting (1584-1702); notable for a huge variety of genres, sub-divided into numerous specialized categories, such as scenes of peasant life, landscapes, townscapes, landscapes with animals, maritime paintings, flower paintings and still lifes of various types
"spiritual wounding of the heart"; in St. Teresa's case, "a point of contact between earth and heaven, between matter and spirit"
a highly detailed, usually large-scale painting or, actually more often print, of a cityscape or some other vista.
vanitas painting (Dutch still-life)
type of symbolic work of art especially associated with Northern European still life painting in Flanders and the Netherlands in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Latin word means "emptiness" and loosely translated corresponds to the meaninglessness of earthly life and the transient nature of vanity
the first commercially successful photographic process, introduced 1830s
Italian for "murky"; also called dramatic illumination, is a style of painting using very pronounced chiaroscuro, where there are violent contrasts of light and dark and darkness becomes a dominating feature of the image. Caravaggio, a Baroque artist, is generally credited with the invention of the style, although this technique was used much earlier by various artists, such as Albrecht Dürer.
French term ("gallant party") referring to some of the celebrated pursuits of the idle, rich aristocrats in the 18th century—from 1715 until the 1770s
Italian for "transported painting". It is used in art to describe gold-framed easel paintings or framed paintings that are seen in a normal perspective and painted into a fresco
The Fighting Temeraire
The Slave Ship
Ancient of Days
3rd of May, 1808
Liberty Leading the People
Raft of the Medusa
Nymphs and Satyr
Dejeuner sur L'herbe
Le Moulin de la Galette
Ballet Rehearsal (Adagio)
Burghers of Calais
Sunday on La Grande Jatte (Afternoon in the Park)
Mont Ste. Victoire (various)
The Gross Clinic
Red Room (Harmony in Red)
a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists. Their independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s, in spite of harsh opposition from the conventional art community in France. The name derives from a Claude Monet work, Impression, Sunrise
Impressionist painting characteristics include
Relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes
Emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time)
Common, ordinary subject matter
Inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience
Unusual visual angles
The development of Impressi
development of French art since Manet. Post-Impressionists extended Impressionism while rejecting its limitations: they continued using vivid colours, thick application of paint, distinctive brush strokes, and real-life subject matter, but they were more inclined to emphasize geometric forms, to distort form for expressive effect, and to use unnatural or arbitrary colour.
period from 1750 to 1850 where changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation, and technology had a profound effect on the social, economic and cultural conditions of the times. During this an intellectual and artistic hostility towards the new industrialisation developed: the Romantic movement.
a cultural movement of intellectuals in 18th century Europe and the United States, whose purpose was to reform society and advance knowledge. It promoted science and intellectual interchange and opposed superstition, intolerance and abuses by church and state. Flourished until about 1790-1800, after which the emphasis on reason gave way to Romanticism's emphasis on emotion and a Counter-Enlightenment gained force.
Salon de Refuses ("The Salon")
"exhibition of rejects;" exhibition of works rejected by the jury of the official Paris Salon, 1863. Included Déjeuner sur l'herbe
Societe Anonyme des Artistes
First successful form of photography announced: Dagurreotype
First exhibition of the Salon des Refusés, and coining of the term avant-garde. Edouard Manet- Le déjeuner sur l'herbe exhibited at the Salon des Refusés, and Olympia
Édouard Manet's painting Olympia is first exhibited, at the Salon (Paris), and causes controversy.
The Armory Show opens in New York City- introduced NYers (accustomed to realistic art) to modern art by avant-garde European and American artists. Catalyst for American artists, who became more independent and created their own "artistic language."