18th Century Euro Art.pdf

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Department
History of Art
Course
FAH-0002
Professor
Eric Rosenberg
Semester
Spring

Description
Art in 1 8th Century  Europe Rococo, neoclassicism, etc.  S Rococo Rococo S Subversive: mocks the values of academic art/history paintings S Emphasis on light colors S Doesn’t read like a text S Light S “Modern art” of its time Watteau, Pilgrimage to the Island of  Cythera, 1717 Rococo S First Rococo painter S Fete galante S No narrative S Emphasis on sociability and elegance S Birthplace of Venus, cupids present Chardin, The Governess, 1 739,  French genre painting S Door symbolizes connection to real world S Genre scene S Chardin emphasized everyday life to connect to the viewer S Toys on ground, books in hand shows obedience Hogarth, Marriage A­la­Mode, The  Marriage Contract, 1743–45, English  satire S Aimed at people of London, tells store S New money trying to marry into old money that is now getting  poorer S Medusa screaming, family tree drooping—tons for the viewer  to work through S Man ha
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