Presentation on theme: "ITALIANFLEMISHDUTCH ENGLISHSPANISH Mix of Renaissance style and Mannerism More emotion less rational Catholic baroque – More religious Protestant baroque."— Presentation transcript:
ITALIANFLEMISHDUTCH ENGLISHSPANISH Mix of Renaissance style and Mannerism More emotion less rational Catholic baroque – More religious Protestant baroque more reserved—looked like pilgrims
Caravaggio Supper at Emmaus-1601 Italian Baroque (1571-1610) -More ornate -Works light and shadows -Secularized religious art -Led a following of artist that became known as Caravaggists
JudithJudith Slaying Holofernes (1614-20)Holofernes ARTEMISIA ITALIAN BAROQUE -Violent paintings (possibly because of life experience) -One of the first female artists to paint historical and religious subjects -First female member of the “Accademia di Arte del Disengo in Florence -Caravaggist -One of the most accomplished artists of the generation
The Raising of the Cross 1610-1611 PETER PAUL RUBENS FLEMISH BAROQUE -FULL BODY NUDES -HIGHLY RELIGIOUS -CATHOLIC BAROQUE -EXUDES WEALTH
“The Scholar” Rembrandt, 1631 - Dutch Baroque Painting Known for his group and individual portraits Almost financially ruined until he rebounded and his baroque portraits and religious themes became popular. Protestant themes More austere (look more like Pilgrims)
“The Nightwatch” Rembrandt, 1642 - Dutch b “The Company of Frans Banning Cock Preparing to March Out” b Dutch Painters depicted everyday life - servants, furniture and other household goods and petsdepicted everyday life - servants, furniture and other household goods and pets
b Women on Dutch canvases appear more equal to men then they were in reality b Women were legally subordinate to their husbands could sign contractscould sign contracts many operated businesses after their husbands death.many operated businesses after their husbands death.
The Blue Boy Gainsborough, 1770 - England b Founding member of the Royal Academy b Elongated figures to make them seem regal b Posed them to make them seem alive b Didn’t use assistants b Easy going, spontaneous
“Beer Street” William Hogarth, 1697-1764 - England Everyday life in London with affection and satire Invented the comic strip Poked fun at the indulgences of society - led the government to raise the tax on inexpensive liquor. Uncompromising honesty tinged with humor Hogarth himself died after eating a huge steak
“Portrait of Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic Muse” Reynolds, 1784 - England b 1768 - “the Royal Academy of Arts” was instituted b Reynolds was elected president and knighted b “His portraits form an epitome of London society of his day.”
“Experiment with an Air Pump” Joseph Wright, 1768 - England b Experiment’s success is evidenced by the dead bird inside a closed glass bowl from which the air has been pumped b Form and content symbolize the Enlightenment
“Experiment with an Air Pump” Joseph Wright, 1768 - England b Small source of light is sufficient to enlighten humanity and reveal the laws of nature b Science - not just for specialists but something amateurs can understand and practice
“Experiment with an Air Pump” Joseph Wright, 1768 - England b British led in developing useful machines and were identified as having a more pragmatic approach to science and ideas
“Experiment with an Air Pump” Joseph Wright, 1768 - England b Reveals - customary images of the sexes b Experimenter boldly forging on while to his left a friend or associate calmly explains what is happening to a woman and her daughter
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez Spanish Baroque Las MeninasLas Meninas (1656, English: The Maids of Honour ) ☻Royal portrait of Princess Margarita ☻Considered by many the world greatest painting ☻Creates forms through color and light as opposed to lines ☻Masterpieces of visual realism
Madame Geoffrin’s Salon (One of the most popular salons) b Women’s main role was to turn their living rooms into salons b provided an environment for the interchange of ideas and philosophies
Madame Geoffrin’s Salon (One of the most popular salons) b In Paris and elsewhere in France, ambitious, intelligent and often rich women held formal gatherings in their drawing rooms, or salons, at which writers, musicians, painters, and philosophes presented their work and exchanged ideas.
Discussion Questions bWbWbWbWhat do you see about life in the paintings? bHbHbHbHow can you see the philosophes, scientists, etc. in these paintings? bWbWbWbWhat can you see in the paintings about change?