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2 Romanticism “Feeling is all!” –Goethe Cross in the Wilderness- Frederick Church

3 Romanticism Movement focused on medival romances, gothic horror stories, and gothic revival architecture Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein during this time, armor and arms were in fashion decorating wise.

4 Gericault Paintings had an epic sense of drama Energetic handling of paint and rousing scenes of titanic struggle

5 The Raft of Medusa by Gericault (16' 1" x 23' 6“)

6 The Raft of Medusa by Gericault

7 Turner Began painting bucolic landscapes with a smooth, detailed technique. Loved the dramatic subjects like fires and storms

8 Crossing the Brook- Turner

9 Turner Later developed a more abstract style in an attempt to make color inspire feeling

10 Rain, Steam and Speed-the Great Western Railway by Turner

11 Snow Storm: Hannibal and His Army Crossing the Alps by Turner

12 Thomas Cole Founder of the Hudson River School of Romantic Landscapes His work was a combination of the real and ideal. Presents Foreground in minute detail and blurs distant vista to suggest the infinite American landscape

13 The Oxbow by Thomas Cole

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15 Albert Bierstadt Known for his sweeping view of thrilling natural wonders. Most of his work has a highly detailed foreground and often a mountain in the background. His paintings were like an advertisement for westward expansion

16 Storm in the Mountains by Bierstadt

17 Landers Peak- Bierstadt


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