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.
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
Classical works provoke an intellectual response
Romantic works provoke an emotional response
Music of the Classical period was clean, elegant, balanced, controlled, and simple, just like the painting above.
By Eugene Delacroix
The artist Delacroix is considered a painter of the Romanticperiod because of the use of bold colors and strong emotions found in his paintings.