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Western Art History II
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05/03/2012

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Am I Not a Man and a Brother?, William Hackwood and Josiah Wedgwood

 

Neoclassicism (1750-1830)

 


 -movement to outlaw slavery in european colonies, promoted by this medallion

-notion that all men are created equal stemmed from enlightenment thinking


 

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Cornelia Pointing to Her Children as Her Treasures, Angelica Kauffmann

Neoclassicism (1750-1830)


-pursues history painting inspired by ancient rome

-influenced by rousseau's views on the family

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An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, Joseph Wright

Neoclassicism (1750-1830)


-depiction of a well known scientist

-uses tenebrism, depicts lower class catholic people

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Portrait of Marie Antoinette with Her Children, Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun

Neoclassicism (1750-1830)

 

-painted to make the queen look like a good mother

-prince looking out at viewer meant to evoke emotion

 

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Oath of the Horatii, Jacques-Louis David

Neoclassicism (1750-1830)

 

-depicts an ancient roman legend, geometrically arranged, represents a 'call to arms' of the revolution

-color palette used includes the colors of the french flag, subtle indicator of relevancy

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Napoleon Crossing the Saint-Bernard, Jacques-Louis David

Neoclassicism (1750-1830)

 

-depiction of Napoleon leading his troops through the alps at the saint bernard pass

-grand pose gives a sense of power, pride, and elegance

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