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The Classical Era (ca. 1750-1800) History 104 / February 8, 2013. Classical discoveries: the English in Italy. Classical architecture: the Mansion House, London. Inside the Mansion House. Classical history as inspiration: Jacques-Louis David, The Oath of the Horatii (1784).

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The Classical Era (ca. 1750-1800)History 104 / February 8, 2013


Classical discoveries: the English in Italy


Classical architecture: the Mansion House, London


Inside the Mansion House


Classical history as inspiration:Jacques-Louis David, The Oath of the Horatii (1784)


Thomas Gainsborough,The Morning Walk(c. 1785)


Sir Henry RaeburnThe Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch (1784)


Joseph Wright, Sir Brooke Boothby (1781)


Vauxhall Gardens, London


Flashback: the elaborate patterns of a baroque garden


An English landscape garden: calculated undulations of nature


The English Garden, Munich


Louise Elisabeth Vigéet-Lebrun(1755-1842) Portrait of Madame d’Aguesseau (c. 1770)


Adolf Ulrik WertmüllerMarie-Antoinetteand her Childrenin the Parc de Trianon(1785)


Louise Elisabeth Vigéet-LebrunMarie-Antoinette with her children(1787)


Joseph Haydn(1732-1809)


Haydn in the years of his London triumph


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Sonata Form:Symphony No. 40, 1st movement


Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro:sly, subversive comic opera


Mozart’s The Magic Flute:Light fantasy for a popular audiencePapageno/Papagena duetThe Queen of the Night’s aria – “Der Hölle Rache”


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