Example or model of virtue
Political overthrow of the french monarch by the of France in 1789 in which bloody uprising gave way to democratic transformations.
a serious or sobriety displayed through restrained emotion, dignity and heroism associated with ancient Rome.
Late 18th Century and early 19th Century movement in art that encompassed painting, culture and architectural inspired by a renewed interest in classical antiquity.
Artist who followed Poussin's classicized linear approach to line and interest in historical moralist narrative paintings, favoring it over color.
Systematic spread of ideas or information relating to a doctrine or cause, through materials including art, literature, reflecting interest if those advocating such doctrine or cause.
Elegant outdoor entertainment of the upper class society
Artistic and decorative movement after King Louis XIV died. Delicately ornamented forms and themes of pleasure style.
followed Rubens in insisting that color was the most important element of painting
capturing the optical qualities of light on surfaces
A term signifying the prevalent use of dark areas in a painting. Dramatic contrast of light and dark
30 Years War
1618-1648 fought in Germany between protestant and Catholics
king has total power
an economic policy under which nations sought to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and silver and by selling more goods than they bought
Spanish architecture that has Gothic, Italian Renaissance and Islamic influences.
NET vs ROUW
NET- a term to describe the illusionistic, smooth neat style that meant the perfect representation of the external world. ROUW- rough style to focus on expressive emotive capabilities, made with visible brush strokes
used of idealized country life
moment in time when the action has been captured mid narration
a darkened enclosure in which images of outside objects are projected through a small aperture or lens onto a facing surface
Catholic Counter Reformation
16th-17th Century Catholic's military, diplomatic, theological campaign against the Protestants.
a medieval country in northern Europe that included regions now parts of northern France and Belgium and southwestern Netherlands
total art work using more than one medium.
a style in which pigments are applied thickly in heavy lumps
death that is imposed because of the person's adherence of a religious faith or cause
A body of thought deriving its main elements from Marx's ideas that demonstrates a new interest in the worker.
Change in technology, brought about by improvements in machinery and by use of steam power
Salon des Refuses
in 1863 an exhibition organized for paintings which had been rejected by the French Academy.
Public declaration by the Realists of their stance regarding painting and the purpose of art.
an artistic movement in 19th century France dicpictiong subjects from everyday life
a male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women
a female slave in the harems of the East. It was a favorite subject of the 19th century artists in a reclining position
painting in the outdoors to directly capture the effects of light and atmosphere on a given object
a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization. Preferred freedom and imagination over reason and thought.
witty language used to convey insults or scorn
movement during the 1700's that spread the idea that knowledge, reason, and science could improve society
A French man who believed that Human beings are naturally good & free & can rely on their instincts. Government should exist to protect common good, and be a democracy