ARTH 1520 Study Guide - Final Guide: Antonio Canova, Putto, Johann Joachim Winckelmann

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Published on 14 Jun 2012
School
University of Guelph
Department
Art History
Course
ARTH 1520
Professor
ARTH 1520: FINAL EXAM NOTES (Chapters 29 -31)
Chapter 29: Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Art in
Europe and North America
Francois Boucher
- The artist most closely associated with Parisian Rococo painting
after Watteau’s death
- Hired to reproduce Watteau’s paintings for a collector
- Life and career were intimately bound up with two women:
Marie-Jeanne Buseau
artistically talented wife
frequent model as well as studio assistant to
her husband
Madame de Pompadour
Louis XV’s mistress
Became his major supported and patron
Amateur artist herself who took lessons from
him in printmaking
- Received his first royal commission in 1735, worked
continuously on the decorations for the royal residences at
Versailles and Fontainebleau
- Chief inspector at the Goblin tapestry manufactory and Sevres
porcelain, provided designs
- 1765, became first painter to the king
- Painted several portraits of him, scenes of daily life,
mythological pictures and a series of erotic works for private
enjoyment often depicting adventures of Venus
Girl Reclining: Louis O’Murphy
- Erotic series
- 18 year old Louis O’Murphy
- Clothing is beneath her and pillows scattered at her feet and on
the floor
- Hair decorated with braids and a blue ribbon and a fallen pink
rose lies on the floor
- Intended to be overtly sensual
- Very real image in a very real Rococo room
- Robust world of sensual pleasure recalls the style of Ruben but
with a lighter touch
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Arth 1520: final exam notes (chapters 29 -31) Chapter 29: eighteenth and early nineteenth century art in. The artist most closely associated with parisian rococo painting after watteau"s death. Hired to reproduce watteau"s paintings for a collector. Life and career were intimately bound up with two women: Frequent model as well as studio assistant to her husband. Amateur artist herself who took lessons from him in printmaking. Received his first royal commission in 1735, worked continuously on the decorations for the royal residences at. Chief inspector at the goblin tapestry manufactory and sevres porcelain, provided designs. Painted several portraits of him, scenes of daily life, mythological pictures and a series of erotic works for private enjoyment often depicting adventures of venus. Clothing is beneath her and pillows scattered at her feet and on the floor. Hair decorated with braids and a blue ribbon and a fallen pink rose lies on the floor.

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