Intellectual and Cultural trends in Art . What is Realism? . It was a movement which developed in France mid 19 th century During this art era, it was thought that only the contemporary world which people saw was real
American Realist painters during the 19th century responded to the scientific spirit of the age, including famous artist such as; Eakins, Homer and Cassatt. The shift of Romanticism to Realism led to the expansion of art picturing the contemporary world and subsequently to the new movement known as Impressionism and the further course of modern art.
James Whistler, Nocturne in Black and Gold (the falling rocket), 1875
Mary Cassatt: rocket), 1875
Mary Cassatt, The Bath, 1892 rocket), 1875
Realism leading into Impressionism: rocket), 1875
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