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Caroline Brassfield. “Late Baroque” Rejection of strict geometrical patters Fondness for curves “refined, sensual, civilized” (Western Civ) “Interlaced.

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1 Caroline Brassfield

2 “Late Baroque” Rejection of strict geometrical patters Fondness for curves “refined, sensual, civilized” (Western Civ) “Interlaced designs, gold, delicate contours, graceful curves” (Western Civ) CHARACTERISTICS/DEFINITION

3 Antoine Watteau ( ) Gifted 18 th century painter Masterpiece Return from Cythera Portrayed aristocratic life Elegance, wealth, pleasure IMPORTANT PEOPLE

4 Pierrot ( ) Another Antoine Watteau painting Representing how patrons were necessary in Art Wealthy people commissioning artists to paint ANTOINE WATTEAU

5 Exemplified enlightenment practice of man’s importance to society The wealthy get portrayed beautifully and elegantly ANTOINE WATTEAU

6 Reading from Moliere (1728) This painting is a great representation of many parts of the enlightenment, including a rise in the popularity of reading and thinking, as well a demonstration of the patrons who funded art during the 18 th century JEAN FRANCOIS DE TROY

7 Balthasar Neumann ( ) [Architect] Pilgrimage church of the Vierzehnheiligen (fourteen saints) Palace of the Schonborn prince-bishop of Wurzburg IMPORTANT PEOPLE

8 “Secular and spiritual become easily interchangeable in both buildings as the visitor is greeted by lavish and fanciful ornament; light, bright colors; and elaborate, rich details” (western civ) * Balthasar is a great example of the enlightenment idea of moving towards secularism thought BALTHASAR NEUMANN

9 Designed by Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli Important representation of how secular and non-secular buildings look alike (ornate, etc) ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH IN KIEV

10 Ornately designed engravings and furniture were also typical of Rococo This table was designed by Juste-Aurele Meissonnier in Paris (1730) FURNITURE

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