Jean- Honoré Fragonard The Swing 1767 Oil on canvas. Fragonard’s The Swing is an exemplar of Rococo painting both in terms of content and form (line, color, composition). Explain.
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Jean-Honoré FragonardThe Swing1767Oil on canvas
Fragonard’s The Swing is an exemplar of Rococo painting both in terms of content and form (line, color, composition).
David’s The Oath of the Horatiiis the exemplar of Neoclassical painting, because this work embodies Neoclassical ideas both in terms of content and composition.
Jacques-Louis David The Oath of the Horatii1784oil on canvas, 330 x 425 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris
Antonio CanovaTheseus and the Centaur1804-19Marble, height 340 cmKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Canova’s Theseus and the Centaur is a sculpture that makes manifest the characteristics of both Neoclassicism and Romanticism.
David’s Madame Récamieris considered a Neoclassical portrait because….
Jacques-Louis David Madame Récamier1800Oil on canvas 173 x 244 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris
Joshua ReynoldsMrs. Musters as Hebe1785Oil on canvas, 239 x 144,8 cm
Is this a Neoclassical painting?
Or is this a Romantic painting?
Or is it both?
Oil on canvas
Though this work appears to be a portrait, Samuel Adams is actually a history painting. Explain.
Jacques-Louis DavidThe Death of Marat 1793oil on canvas, approx 5’ x 4’
The Death of Marat by David is a bold work of propaganda. This image is a history painting developed into its most extreme form. Explain.