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Southern Baroque - Romantic (Painting)

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Calling of Saint Matthew
Period: Southern Baroque
ID: Realistic, religious, Tennibrism, light source on Matthew, symbolic
Artist: Caravaggio
Patron: King Phillip IV
Name/Date: Calling of Saint Matthew - 1650 CE
Location: Rome
Medium: Oil
Function: Depicting St. Matthew's divinity
Context: Matthew is being called to join Jesus' disciples.
Las Meninas
Period: Southern Baroque
ID: Realistic, genre piece, contrasting colors
Artist: Diego Velazquez
Patron: King Phillip IV
Name/Date: Las Meninas - 1650 CE
Location: Madrid
Medium: Oil
Function: Shows what is seen from the perspective of the king and queen
Context: Velazquez is shown in the painting which somewhat serves as a self-portrait, as well as showing what the king and queen as seeing--they're depicted in the mirror in the background of the painting.
The Raising of the Cross
Period: Northern Baroque
ID: Religious, dramatic, colorful
Artist: Peter Paul Rubens
Patron: Church of Saint Walburga
Name/Date: The Raising of the Cross - 1650 CE
Location: Antwerp
Medium: Oil
Function: Used as a three piece altarpiece
Context: Shows knowledge of anatomy and his studies of Caravaggio.
Still Life with Flowers
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Period: Northern Baroque
ID: Tennibrism, genre piece
Artist: Clara Peeters
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Still Life with Flowers - 1650 CE
Location: Antwerp
Medium: Oil
Function: Depiction of flowers
Context: Painting of life was becoming much more widely accepted, appreciated, and popular during this period.
Woman Holding A Balance
Period: Northern Baroque
ID: Religious, dark colors, genre piece, symbolic
Artist: Jan Vermeer
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Woman Holding A Balance - 1650 CE
Location: Dutch Republic
Medium: Oil
Function: To represent the balance between sinning and not sinning when it comes to the last judgement, also the woman in the painting in balancing her jewelry
Context: There is a painting of The Last Judgement hanging on the wall behind the woman in the painting.
The Swing
Period: Rococo Enlightenment
ID: Sensual, colorful, painterly, naturalistic
Artist: Jean-Honore Fragonard
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: The Swing - 1750 CE
Location: Paris
Medium: Oil
Function: Depicting a woman swinging on a swing
Context: Two men in the background have sexual tension towards the woman swinging on the swing in the painting
Philosophers Giving A Lesson
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Period: Rococo
ID: Tennibrism, contrasting colors, single point lighting
Artist: Joseph Wright of Derby
Patron: Unknonw
Name/Date: Philosophers Giving A Lesson - 1750 CE
Location: Derby
Medium: Oil
Function: Portrays an event in history
Context: Shows the science and advancement of the Enlightenment period.
Oath of Horatii
Period: Neoclassical
ID: Roman syncretism, modeling, idealized, posed
Artist: Jacques Louis David
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Oath of Horatii - 1790 CE
Location: Paris
Medium: Oil
Function: Shows a historical event
Context: Depiction of men vowing to be loyal to Rome to their father.
Raft of Medusa
Period: Romantic
ID: Crowded, similar colors throughout the painting, realistic, painterly
Artist: Theodore Gerincault
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Raft of Medusa - 1830 CE
Location: Paris
Medium: Oil
Function: Shows an event in history
Context: The raft was manned by an inexperienced captain which caused them to hit a sandbar and resulted in this.
Liberty Leading the People
Period: Romantic
ID: Realistic, sensual, symbolic, historic, contrasting colors, genre piece, naturalistic
Artist: Eugene Delacroix
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Liberty Leading the People - 1830 CE
Location: Paris
Medium: Oil
Function: Depiction of the French Revolution
Context: Symbolizes liberty, woman's breast is showing in the painting which makes her feel shamed but she still continues on leading the people.
The Oxbow
Period: Romantic
ID: Nature scene, naturalistic, balance, painterly, modeling
Artist: Thomas Cole
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: The Oxbow - 1830 CE
Location: New York
Medium: Oil
Function: Depiction of a landscape scene
Context: Landscape scene were extremely popular during the Romantic period.

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