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Madame Recamire , 1800, by Jacques-Louis David Girl Seated in a Cemetery ,1824, By Eugene Delacroix Classicism An artistic movement characterized by attention to form and influenced by the classical writers of Greece and Rome.

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Madame Recamire, 1800, by Jacques-Louis David


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Girl Seated in a Cemetery,1824,

By Eugene Delacroix


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Classicism

An artistic movement characterized by attention to form and influenced by the classical writers of Greece and Rome.

A dominant philosophy of the Age of Reason, it stressed reason, clarity, balance and order as valued by the ancient Greeks and Romans

It flourished from 1660-1800


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Classicism

Traits:

Practicality

Conservationism

Rigidity

Plain

Boring

Staid

Sober

Ordinary

Restraint

Reason

Unity

Simplicity

Balance

Organization

Control

Symmetry


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Classicism

Classical works provoke an intellectual response


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Romanticism

  • A literary and artistic movement of the 19th century that rose in reaction to 18th century classicism.

  • This philosophy placed a premium on the fanciful, the imaginative, the emotional, and the exotic.

  • The approximate dates of the period were 1800-1850


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Romanticism

Flashy

Contemporary

Exciting

Interesting

Free/Open

Traits:

Natural

Extraordinary

Creative

Imaginative

Excessive


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Romanticism

Romantic works provoke an emotional response


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Madame Recamire, 1800, by Jacques-Louis David


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Girl Seated in a Cemetery,1824,

By Eugene Delacroix


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Madame Recamire, 1800, by Jacques-Louis David

  • Classical period. 

  • The woman is dressed like a classic Greek statue.

  • There is just the lamp and couch, no other furniture.

  • The colors are not bright and shocking, but soft and gentle.

  • The overall image is sharp, simple, calm, elegant, and orderly. 

  • Many of the paintings of the Classical period had these traits. 

Music of the Classical period was clean, elegant, balanced, controlled, and simple, just like the painting above.


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Girl Seated in a Cemetery,1824,

By Eugene Delacroix

  • Romantic period. 

  • This painting was made at the end of the Classical period, in 1824.

  • The girl's face is not calm like in the painting above.

  • This girl is afraid.

  • There are more colors in this painting, and they are more vivid.

  • Do you see the crosses at the bottom of the image?

  • The girl is sitting in a graveyard.

  • This painting has more emotion and is more intense than the previous image

The artist Delacroix is considered a painter of the Romanticperiod because of the use of bold colors and strong emotions found in his paintings.


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Trends ofthe Romantic Movement

  • An emphasis on imagination as a key to revealing the innermost depths of the human spirit


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Trends ofthe Romantic Movement

  • A great interest in the picturesque and exotic aspects of the past (nostalgia for the past)


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Trends ofthe Romantic Movement

  • An enthusiasm for portraying national life and character


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Trends ofthe Romantic Movement

  • The celebration of the beauty and mystery of nature


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Trends ofthe Romantic Movement

  • A fascination with the supernatural and the gothic


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Trends ofthe Romantic Movement

  • A sense of idealism


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Trends ofthe Romantic Movement

  • A focus on the individual


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