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The Artist's Studio
No Image Available
Period: Realism
ID: Black and white, blurry, photography
Artist: Daguerre
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: The Artist's Studio - 1870CE
Location: Unknown
Medium: Daguerreotype
Function: To show Daguerre's studio
Context: Daguerre developed a way to make the images as clear as possible during the time that photography was first being developed and tested.
Portrait of Charles Baudelaire
Period: Realism
ID: Black and White, portraiture, photography
Artist: Nadar
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Portrait of Charles Baudelaire
Medium: Silver Print
Location: Unknown
Function: Portraiture
Context: Technology of photography was advancing and it was also gaining much more popularity.
Sally Gardner Running
Period: Realism
ID: Black and white, actual representation, photography
Artist: Eadweard Muybridge
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Sally Gardner Running - 1870CE
Medium: Photograph
Location: Unknown
Function: To capture the sequence of a horse's gallop
Context: This image was capture in order to help figure out whether or not all legs of a horse come off the ground when it's galloping--it was found that in fact all four legs do come off the ground.
The Stone Breakers
No Image Available
Period: Realism
ID: Genre Piece, Realistic
Artist: Gustave Courbet
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: The Stone Breakers - 1870 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Unknown
Function: Genre Piece--capture's hard labor in action.
Context: Show's a job that is done by the men during this time no matter what age because there is an older and a younger man depicted in the painting.
Olympia
Period: Realism/Impressionism
Identifying Attributes: Nudity, provocative, loose brush strokes, painterly style, somewhat realistic, anatomy of the body not idealized
Artist: Edouard Manet
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Olympia 1870 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Unknown
Function: To remake the painting Venus of Urbino and paint in a way of the period which was much more loose.
Context: This painting shows a prostitute. This painting was inspired by the Venus of Urbino
Rouen Cathedral
Period: Impressionism
Identifying Attributes: Contrasting colors, painterly style, shows brush strokes
Artist: Claude Monet
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Rouen Cathedral 1870 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Unknown
Function: Depicts the catherdral during a certain time of day which is shown by the way the artist painted the lighting
Context: The painting focused on light, because Claude Monet was obsessed with light. Rather than making the painting look exact, it's focused on the lines and shapes
The Bath
Period: Impressionism
Identifying Attributes: Genre piece, influenced by Japanese, contrasting colors, realistic
Artist: Mary Cassatt
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: The Bath 1870 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Unknown
Function: Shows a mother giving her child a bath
Context: Mary Cassatt was influenced by impressionism, and Japanese design prompting her to create this piece.
Mont Saint Victoire
Period: Post Impressionism
Identifying Attributes: Contrasting colors, painterly, loose brush strokes, not geometrically accurate
Artist: Paul Cezanne
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Mont Saint Victoire 1900 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Unknown
Function: Depicts the mountain, Mont Saint Victoire
Context: Still using the loose brush stroke and painterly style which makes the piece not realistic but still recognizable
Starry Night
Post Impressionism
Identifying Attributes: Contrasting colorful, painterly, not geometrically accurate
Artist: Vincent Van Gogh
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Starry Night 1900 CE
Medium: Oil
Location:
Function: Shows the view from outstide of Van Gogh's sanitarium window
Context: This scene is the view that Vincent Van Gogh saw from the window of the insane assylum he was at which was located on the second story of the building.
Mahana No Atua
Period: Post Impressionism
Identifying Attributes: Contrasting colorful, painterly, colorful water, expressive, not meant to be exact
Artist: Paul Gauguin
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: Mahana No Atua 1900 CE
Medium: Oil
Location:
Function: Shows a scene from Gauguin's trip to Tahiti
Context: The water isn't actually that color, but it fits post impressionism style that was going on during this time period.
The Scream
Period: Symbolism
Identifying Attributes: Painterly, contrasting colors, symbolic
Artist: Edvard Munch
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: The Scream 1900 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Unknown
Function: Shows a man who realizes something, and is a release of emotion for the artist.
Context: Edvard Munch also called this painting Der Schrei der Natur (The Scream of Nature), this scene was also a scene that he had dreamed about.
The Kiss
Period: Fin de Siecle
Identifying Attributes: Patterns, symbolic, geometric, colorful
Artist: Gustav Klimt
Patron: Unknown
Name/Date: The Kiss 1900 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Unknown
Function: Shows Klimt being rejected by a women he loves
Context: This painting showed a lot of emotion, but it was also controversial because the man is trying to kiss a girl that appears to be chained by nature, and is also resisting even though he seems to be forcing himself on her.

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