Style in art and architecture developed in Europe from about 1550 to 1700, emphasizing dramatic, curving forms, elaborate ornamentation, and overall balance of disparate parts. Associated with Catholicism.
In drawing or painting, the treatment and use of light and dark, especially the gradations of light that produce the effect of modeling
relationship between spaces more important. Space became an experience.
attention to scale, masculine strong contrasts. Expansive views
a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles
a baroque architect and sculptor. Made the Colonnade for piazza in from of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and was his greatest architectural work, and the Canopy over the high altar of St. Peter's Cathedral, and the altarpiece The Ecstasy of St. Teresa, that shows a lot of emotion
St. Peter's Square
1656-57. Bernini, Vatican, Rome, Baroque in Italy. curved walkways using doric columns.
Ecstasy of St. Theresa
Style: Italian Baroque
life-size sculpture depicting an angel piercing nun/saint, combines Baroque inner emotion with Counter-Reformation mysticism, made for funerary chapel of cardinal
Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)
Spanish painter who created masterpieces that portray people of all social classes with great dignity; had the privilege of being the court painter
Spanish for "The Maids of Honor," this Diego Velazquez masterpiece (1656) depicts Velazquez himself painting the king and queen of Spain as their daughter, Margarita, bursts in with her attendents. All the figures interact with one another and with the viewer in such interesting ways that this piece is still discussed and debated today.
Peter Paul Reubens
A prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasized movement, color, and sensuality. He is well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects.
Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
View of Toledo
use of color primarily to create a gloomy, stormy mood. El Greco
Anthony van Dyke
1599-1641 was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England. He is most famous for his portraits of King Charles I of England and Scotland and his family and court, painted with a relaxed elegance that was to be the dominant influence on English portrait-painting for the next 150 years.
Dutch painter, who painted portraits of wealthy middle-class merchants and used sharp contrasts of light and shadow to draw attention to his focus
dutch painter, best known for portraits and women doing familiar activities. his light is through a window on the left.
fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century
Rococo artist. Aristocratic artist, figures in stately poses, gently engaged in unimportant activities. Pastel colors.
Jean Honore Fragonard
French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)
1765 oil on canvas
a great French rococo painter who painted middleclass people at home during their daily activities
He pioneered the so-called `Grand Style,' and for his work was appointed the first President of the Royal Academy.
one of the most famous portrait & landscape painters of 18th cent. Britain, painted nature, what he saw, selected portraits of well-known clients in order to attract attention, helped found The Royal Academy, "Mr and Mrs William Hallett", "Cottage Girl with Dog and Pitcher", "The Harvest Wagon", "The Blue Boy"
Mr. & Mrs. Andrews
In this painting, newlyweds to the left overlook a landscape of wheat; the man has a rifle and a brown/white dog sniffs at him. Depicts Frances Carter near Sudbury, there was supposed to be a dead peasant on her lap.
D: Built around 1800 in Belvaria. Originally designed by a local architect. There is a lot of light and decor. Oval vaulting.
Inside made up of several oval-shaped areas connecting to one another. Has a lot of windows, esp. clerestory, and the inside is heavily decorated w/ a lot of movement and emotion
relating to a simple, elegant style (based on ideas and themes from ancient Greece and Rome) that characterized the arts in Europe during the late 1700s
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome.
Changes in architecture style - four phases - marked by the Federalists and Jefferson's Idealistic styles of architecture
includes some of the following symmetrical shape, tall columns, triangular pediment domed roof
- Scottish Architect who created the Adamesque style
-Style was a comination of Roman and Greek classical architecture and the Rococo style
-Helped to discover and show that Roman architecture was more varied than previously thought
-His interior decorations were similar to Roman painting styles
A sixteenth-century Italian architect. In works such as San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice and the Villa Rotonda in Vicenza, he incorporated elements of classical Roman architecture and broke sharply with the ornate Renaissance style. His treatise Four Book of Architecture was especially influential to the designs of Christopher Wren in England.
Style of architecture popular in the United States around 1780 to 1820. It grew from the American colonies trying to emulate Neoclassical architecture that was epitomized in Britain by Thomas Adam.
Homes typically were balanced, had columns or pilasters on the sides. Wood-paneled rooms typically had walls with textiles or wallpapers.
a style of architecture characterized by a two story portico; the portico is supported by columns and has a large triangular pediment
This movement within city planning and urban design that stressed the marriage of older, classical forms with newer, industrial ones. Common characteristics of this period include wide thoroughfares, spacious parks, and civic monuments that stressed progress, freedom, and national unity.
French painter known for his classicism and his commitment to the ideals of the French Revolution. His works include The Oath of the Horatii (17850 and The Death of Marat (1793).
The Oath of the Horatii
The Death of Marat
Napoleon Crossing the Alps
painted by Jacques-Louis David, shows nationalism and not historically accurate
He was a neoclassical painter who was known for his historical work, but latter became famous for his portraits. He was an important precursor to modern art. He was against romanticism.
the moralizing painter, painter popular in 1760's and '70s, depicts the virtuous working class, specialty in bourgeois family dramas
Born Flanders, mostly lived in France
Nothern Boroqu period, Ruebn and Vermeer
Realism, contemporary, thick brush strokes
English artist noted for a series of engravings that satirized the affectations of his time (1697-1764)
Charles Wilson Peale
American painter, soldier, and naturalist who is best remembered for his portraits of famous American revolutionaries. He was the founder of America's first museum.