Rococo, Neoclassicism (18th Century)
|Jean-Antoine Watteau||FRENCH ROCOCO, Major exponent of the Rococo movement, his works include "A Pilgrimage to Cythera." (love is the theme...on a path)|
FRENCH ROCOCO, The Swing- lady being pushed in swing by husband and secret lover is nearby
|Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun||FRENCH ROCOCO, Madame de la Chatre "Self-Portrait" (artist is painting Marie Antoinette)|
|Giambattista Tiepolo||ITALIAN ROCOCO, Venetian fresco painter and printmaker. He was prolific, and worked not only in the region of Veneto or Venetia, one of Italy's twenty regions, but also in Germany and Spain.|
|William Hogarth||ROCOCO, English artist noted for a series of engravings that satirized the affectations of his time (1697-1764) series called "Marriage a la Mode"|
ROCOCO, English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)
ROCOCO, The first president of the Royal Academy of Arts, he is credited with over 2000 portraits, including Age of Innocence, Lady Sarah Bunbury Sacrificing to the Graces, and one of Samuel Johnson.
|John Singleton Copley||NEOCLASSICAL, American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815) "Samuel Adams"|
NEOCLASSICAL, The Death of General Wolfe
|Angelica Kauffmann||NEOCLASSICAL, Neoclassicism: classical feeling to it. Cornelia Presenting her Children as Her Treaasures or Mother of the Gracchi|
NEOCLASSICAL, French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
|Antonio Canova||NEOCLASSICAL, Neoclassic sculptor. Earliest works displayed a late Baroque or Rococo sensibility that was appealing to his first patrons, nobility from his native Venice. Produced his statuette of Apollo Crowning Himself, a work inspired by ancient art of a physically idealized and emotionally detached figure. This work came to define the Neoclassical style. Other work is Theseus and the Minotaur.|
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