Chapter 21
 
The Rise of Modernism: Art of the Later 19th Century





Nineteenth-Century Romanticism and Realism


George Gordon, Lord Byron (See right). The epitome of the Romantic hero, a type that exists to this day. Byron died in Missolongi, Greece, in 1824, at the age of 36. He had gone there to help fight for Greek independence from the Ottoman Turks.

Realism

Francisco Goya (1746-1828)


Those French Painters who Fled the Influence of Ingres :
Thédore Géricault (1791-1824) and Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863)

  

F.Y.I.:	
	On the Lure of the (Near) East:
	The Wilder Shores of Love by Lesley Blanch; and
	Orientalism by Edward Said.
	Two very different studies of the 19th-century phenomenon of
	Orientalism.

The Romantic Landscape in Germany, England and the U.S.A.

Caspar David Friedrich, Cloister Graveyard in the Snow, Germany, 1810 (28-49) [Skip this time]

John Constable, The Haywain, England, 1821. (20-53)

J. M. W. Turner, Slave Ship, England, 1840 (28-50)

Thomas Cole, The Oxbow,, U.S.A., 1836. (20-55)


 F.Y.I.:	
	For more on Neoclassicism and Romanticism:
	The Romantic Rebellion by Kenneth Clark

 

The New Architecture

 


The Earliest Years of Photography


Chapter 21:
The Rise of Modernism
Art of the Later 19th Century



The Development of Modernism


A Pause to Consider Dreadful Academic Painting

  • Bastien-LePage, Joan of Arc, 1879. Another example for your delight. [Skip this time]


    Realism Outside France

    
    

    Impressionism

    The New Light

    
    
    

    The New Paris

    Some sources for the New Paris:

    1. National Gallery photo exhibit looks at 'Paris in Transition'
    2. Haussmann and New Paris
    3. Haussmann's Paris Contemporary drawings and photographs
    
    
    

    The New Subject

     

    Post-Impressionism

    Henri Rousseau and Edvard Munch

    Sculpture and Decorative Arts

    
    
    
    
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