Presentation on theme: "Realism in the Visual Arts 1830 - 1870. Characteristics Response to Industrial Revolution Depict a real scene with journalistic detail Workers/ordinary."— Presentation transcript:
Realism in the Visual Arts
Characteristics Response to Industrial Revolution Depict a real scene with journalistic detail Workers/ordinary people More horizontal compositions Shows a real moment i.e. half a person on the edge of frame
Adolph Friedrich Erdmann Von Menzel Iron Mill (Das Eisenwalzwerk – Moderne Zyklopen) Oil on Canvas.
Käthe Kollwitz March of the Weavers from the series "The Weavers Cycle“ Print on etching
Photography “Writing with light” Authentic record of the past Created a dilemma for artists Imitate nature – no photography Capture nature – photography Shunned early on Primarily used for portraits and mugshots
THOMAS ANNAN CLOSE, No 28 SALTMARKET (1868) Photograph
Julia Margaret Cameron
Mathew B. Brady
Jean-Francois Millet The Gleaners 1857, Oil on canvas
Gustave Courbet The Stone-Breakers Oil on canvas.
Gustave Courbet Burial at Ornans 1849 – Oil on canvas. 10 ft. 3 in. x 21 ft. 9 in.
Edouard Manet Luncheon on the Grass (Dejeuner sur l’herbe) Oil on canvas.
Edouard Manet Olympia Oil on canvas.
Winslow Homer The War for the Union: A Bayonet Charge Published in Harper’s Weekly, July 12, 1862.
Winslow Homer The Gulf Stream Oil on canvas.
John Gast Manifest Destiny 1872
Skyscrapers William LeBaron Jenney Home Insurance Building, Chicago, IL, 1883 Sullivan and Adler Guaranty Building, Buffalo,