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Oath of the Horatii
David
1785
Oil on Canvas
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Raft of the Medusa
Gericault
1820
Oil on Canvas
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Raft of the Medusa
Gericault
1820
Oil on Canvas
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Fighting Temeraire
Turner
1838
Oil on Canvas
.
The Polar Sea
Friedrich
1824
Oil on Canvas
.
George Washington
Houdon
1792
Marble
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Comtesse d'Haussonville
Ingres
1845
Oil on Canvas
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Paul Revere
Copley
1775
Oil on Canvas
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Washington Athenaeum
Stuart
1796
Oil on Canvas
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Puritans believed that whatever was not eternal was __ __ __ __.
eternally out of date
The belief that all of nature is spiritually significant and alive is called __.
pantheism
19th century Romanticism faded as an artistic movement because it became increasingly __ from contemporary life.
isolated
In the painting The Polar Sea, Friedrich portrays a specific idea about Nature and human beings. What term describes this specific idea? Explain
fatalism - we're all going to die
Turner often quoted from an unpublished poem of his called "The __ of Hope."
Fallacy
Gilbert Stuart's Atheneum Portrait appears on what modern object?
The one dollar bill
Paul Rever is wearing a linen shirt in his portrait by Copley. What is the significance of this?
He was a silversmith and it was his workshirt made of banned linen. It is a protest against Britain.
Name on series of artworks by William Hogarth.
Beer Street and Gin Lane
Hogarth's works were intended to teach. Artworks that are intended to teach are known as __.
didactic
What is the "Treasury of Cornelia" as portrayed by Angelica Kaufmann?
Her children
Houdon's full length portrait of George Washington has a symbol from Republican rome. What is this symbol called and what does it symbolize?
Fasces-stength and unity, political authority
In Houdon's full length portrait of George Washington, how many rods are bundled, and why that number?
13 for the 13 original colonies
What Roman General is represented by the Plow in Houdon's full length portrait of George Washington?
General Cincinnatus-had the power to take over but chose not to make himself king
The painting Boy with Squirrel was sent by J.S. Copley to the English Royal Academy as proof of his skill in painting. Name three elements of Boy with Squirrel intended to display skill of the artist.
the texture of the cloth, the reflection on the table, the chain
What is unusual about Benjamin West's Death of General Wolfe?
It's a painting of a current event, but historical paintings were of things at least 20 years old. It's propoganda.
What is unusual about Copley's portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin?
Mrs. Mifflin is looking at us and Mr. Mifflin is looking at Mrs. Mifflin.
Tell the story of the Raft of the Medusa
A ship run by an incompetent aristocrat crashes and there aren't enough lifeboats. The capt'n leaves them.