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1 Romanticism Art & Literature By: Alexis Marie Salas Walter W. Stiern Middle School Ms.Marshall 2009/2010 HSS 7.11

2 The Romantic Movement Romanticism began in Germany and England in the 1770s. It had spread throughout Europe by the 1820s. Over sea, not long after, Romanticism spread to the United States. It spread from art into literature and philosophy The Romantic Movement were influential in the development of Symbolism and later Expressionism and Surrealism.

3 Artist of Romanticism Artists held personal spirit and creativity above formal training. Romantic artists believed that imagination was superior to reason and beauty.Romantic artists believed that imagination was superior to reason and beauty. They were interested in anything exotic, mysterious, remote, occult, or satanic. They loved and worshipped nature and were dedicated to examining human personality and moods.

4 Symbolism and Myth : Were given great prominence in the Romantic conception of art. Romantic view: Symbols were the human aesthetic correlatives of nature’s typical language. Myth: as symbolic narrative Some of it may have been the request to let out the “inexpressible” through the available resources of language that led to symbol at one take and myth at another.

5 Emotion: Was evocation of strong, irrational emotions… particularly horror. Gothic writers evoked all manner of irrational scenes designed to horrify and amaze. Writers generally also prized the more tender sentiments of affection, sorrow, and romantic longing.

6 Joseph Mallord William Turner Turner was born in London on April 23, He went to school at Royal Academy of Arts and traveled widely throughout his career. Turner became professor of perspective at Royal Academy of Arts. He died in 1851 in London.

7 John Singleton Copley He was born in Boston in the year of He was born to Irish immigrant Richard and Mary Copley. John started painting portraits when he was a teenager. Copley was married to Susanna Farnham Clarke. The Copley couple had six kids in their 45-years of being married. He went out of fashion and died, forgotten, and bankrupt in 1815, London.

8 William Blake He was an English painter, engraver and poet. Born November 28, 1757, Blake lived in London most of his life. Since seven years old he “saw” God and angels. His work, still obscure, suggests a new version of Christianity. He died in London on August 12, 1827.

9 Born in Zwolle, 1617, son of a painter, Gerard Ter Borch was a Dutch painter From 1648 to 1651 Ter Borch was in Madrid. He worked in the realistic tradition of Frans Hals, Jan Vermeer, and other Dutch painters. He died in Gerard Ter Borch

10 Bibliography cism.html wwar.com/masters/movements/romanticis m.html /melani/cs6/rom.html


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