Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

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  • The Interior Of The Palm House Analysis

    Eastern culture and their relation to the aforementioned Grande Odalisque,8 they are likely to be harems. The depiction of Eastern harems was a prevalent symbol in Western art, being symptomatic of European Orientalism.9 Their symbolism relates to constructed ideas of multiple lovers, thus representing Eastern and exotic luxury. This idea of exotic luxury contributes to the themes of the grandness of the king 's palm house, the richness in vegetation, and the coexistence of fantasy and reality.10 Though exoticism was not popular with German painters of the time, Blechen drew influence from its popularity with the French painters.11 He was most likely acquainted with the exoticism utilized in the works of Eugène Delacroix and Jean-Dominique Ingres. Ingres ' Grande Odalisque (1814) in particular is reminiscent of the four depicted women in Interior of the Palm House,12 whom share clothing similar to the colorful cloth of Grande Odalisque and the odalisque 's leisurely dispositions. Stylistically, Interior of the Palm House is different from Blechen 's other works due to its setting being indoors and not the traditional landscape. However, Blechen reclaims this difference through the abundant use of foliage within the piece, negating the lack of an outdoor setting. The otherworldliness in the appearance of the exotic women in the piece is additionally not a new style for Blechen, who often implemented this into his allegorical pieces, such as in a lost second version of Ruin of…

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  • Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres's Portrait Of Napoleon

    proportions is not easy because as an artist you have to make the viewer’s understand what you wanted to express. In this essay, I will going to try to explain Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres’s portrait of Napoleon I. On His Imperial Throne. First I will give some information about the artist and then about French Revolution to understand the next paragraph about Napoleon I. life. After that you can read analyses about the portrait and have lots of information about its symbols. Jean Auguste…

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  • Neoclassical Style

    Neoclassical style is more on historical viewpoint with a decorative way. The painting, "La Grande Odalisque" by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, and the sculpture, "The Ecstasy of St. Teresa" by Gianlorenzo Bernini, both portray females in exotic poses. While both artworks feature women, each artist used very different methods to get their message across. They both use a light source, are differently made, and they both use women to display a role of power and elegance. Both Bernini and Ingres…

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  • Sandro Botticelli And Leonardo Da Vinci's Art

    For a long years, many artist have been creating, looking for, criticizing, and enjoying art. A lot of artist have been famous by their art, like Vincent Van Gogh or Leonardo da Vinci. And now I’m going to introduce 3 artists, which are Sandro Botticelli, Giovanni Piranesi, and Dominique Ingres and explain 3 arts from each artist. First artist is Sandro Botticelli. Who is Sandro Botticelli? He was a famous Italian Painter on the early renaissance. Renaissance is the art that influence by…

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  • Theodora And Her Attendants Analysis

    Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s Napoleon on His Imperial Throne, 1860, and the mosaic Theodora and Her Attendants, ca. 547, both illustrate powerful individuals from the time periods. While both artworks are about powerful leaders they have a wide stretch of time between them. The mosaic of Theodora and Her Attendants is a part of the Byzantine art era. Byzantine art was art produced in the middle ages, and usually centered in Constantinople. The artwork from this time were very connected with…

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  • Jupiter And Thetis Analysis

    One painting that really caught my eye is the painting Jupiter and Thetis by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (Getlein, 2016). This painting was inspired from Homer’s Iliad, “The Greek epic of the Trojan War (Getlein, 2016).” Without knowing what it really means you can tell more or less what is happening based off of the artists creativity. From first sight, you can see A man sitting in a throne which depicts royalty. There are two women looking at the man in an almost lustful perspective. There…

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  • Neoclassical Vs Neoclassicism

    This spread of Enlightenment thought also brought with it the spread of the Neoclassical artistic style, which emphasized a focus on human virtue and morality through scenes of classical Greek and Roman culture (Wikipedia, 2015). In fact, many works of French art during the Revolution can be seen exhibiting the Greek and Roman styles of the Neoclassical period. For example, in Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’ painting Napoleon I on his Imperial Throne (1806), Napoleon I is seen wearing coronary…

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  • Queer Theory Essay

    Arab nor a woman are stable categories. The multitude of experiences in Arab histories form what it entails to be Arab in present day. Thus the term ‘Arab woman’ exists neither as a fixed nor static concept (Sherwell 1999: 59). This broad term (Arab woman/women) can beset antagonistic and conflicting experiences and identities (1999:60). Just as many individuals who do not identify themselves with socially ascribed identities, so do Arab women find themselves objectified and falsely…

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