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Title: ENLIGHTENMENT


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ENLIGHTENMENT
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Enlightenment (Rococo)
  • Enlightenment/Rococo started in France in 1715
    (death of Louis 14th) and continued for 100 years
    and is characterized by dealing and/or not
    dealing with social issues
  • Revolutions often occur when things are getting
    better
  • Technological advancements characterized the
    periodespecially the steam engine, metallurgy,
    and tools for measurement both here and astronomy
  • PhilosophyKant, Diderot, Voltaire, Rousseau, and
    deists
  • Economicslaissez-faire, Adam Smith

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Visual arts of the Enlightenment--Rococo
  • After-thought of the Baroque
  • Often superficial in theme and style
  • Aristocracy driven artgraceful, fluffy, pursuit
    of pleasure, overstated, and out of touch with
    reality and the world that was about to explode
  • In England not so fluffy but continued a while
    longer
  • Gainsborough
  • Neo-Classicism in part, it was a response to
    the excavation of Herculaneum and Pompeii. In
    addition, the ideals of the Roman Republic
    underpinned the philosophy of Neo-Classicism.

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Watteau A Embarkation for Cythera 1717
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Rigaud Louis XIV 1701
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Boucher The Toilet of Venus 1751
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Fragonard The Swing
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Fragonard Love Letters 1173
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Fragonard A Girl Reading
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Hogarth Cruelty
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Gainsborough Robert Andrews and His Wife 1748-50
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Gainsborough Mary, Countess Howe c.1760
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Gainsborough Wooded Landscape with Cattle by a
Pool 1782
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Chardin The Silver Tureen
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Chardin The Meat Day Meal
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David Napoleon Crossing the Alps
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David Oath of Horatii 1785
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David Coronation of Napoleon
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David Death of Marat 1793
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David The Sabine Women Enforcing Peace 1794-99
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David Napolean in His Study 1812
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Jeffersons Monticello
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Enlightenment and Music
  • Classical Symphonymusical work divided into
    several movements
  • Minuet / dance
  • Haydnfather of the symphony
  • Mozart
  • Bach
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