Western Art

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Western Art
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  1. Chiaroscuro
    • The use of light and dark in a drawing or painting.
    • Ex, Daumier, Rue Transnonain , 1830's.
  2. Perspective
    • Giving depth to a painting/drawing.
    • Ex, Raphael, Marriage to a virgin, 1504.
  3. Mannerism
    • Meaning Style or Manner.
    • Ex, Parmiagianino, Madonna with the long neck, 1540.
  4. Momento Mori
    • Reminder of death.
    • Ex, Holbein, The french ambassadors, 1533
  5. Allegory
    • Representing or symbolizing events or concepts.
    • Ex, Rubens, Consquences of war, 1639.
  6. Vanitas
    • Meaning Vanity.
    • Ex, Kalf, The still life with the late ming ginger jar, 1669.
  7. Rococo Art
    • curved asymmetrical forms
    • Ex, Watteau, pilgrimage to cythera, 1717.
  8. Fete Galante
    • Depicts outdoor amusement of french upper class.
    • Ex, Fragonard, The Swing, 1766.
  9. Neoclassism
    • Referring to Greek or Roman ideas.
    • Ex, David, Oath of Horatii, 1784
  10. Personification
    • Abstract ideas in human form.
    • Ex, Delacroix, Liberty leading the people, 1830.
  11. The Sublime
    • A mix of awe and terror.
    • Ex, Friedrich, Abbey in the oak forest, 1810.
  12. exemplum virtutis
    • Example or model of virtue.
    • Ex, Kauffman, Cornelia Presenting Her Children As Her Treasures, 1875.

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