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Baroque Baroque 1600-1750

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  • Baroque1600-1750

  • 1600 the modern world

  • The old way a network of loyaltiesCITYCITYCITYCITY


  • This idea in art Versailles p. 278-79

  • BaroqueChange from church to absolute monarchyExemplified by Louis 14th and Versaillesan insult -grotesque- applied to design & architecturecomes to mean: light, energy, motion, drama in painting & sculpture

  • Baroque

    comes to mean: light, energy, motion, drama also: complex, ornamented, convoluted

  • Artists El Greco - Spain Caravaggio - Italy Bernini Italy Rubens - France Rembrant Holland Vermeer - Holland

  • El Greco,The Burial of Count Orgaz,1586p. 258

  • Detail, The Burial

  • Detail,The Burial

  • El GrecoView of Toledoc. 1597Oil on canvas47 3/4 x 42 3/4 in.

  • El GrecoLaocoon1608-1614Oil on canvas142 x 193 cm2-faced woman

  • El Greco The Adoration of the Shepards

    The Resurrection

  • CaravaggioThe Calling of St. Matthew, c. 1600KEY IMAGEp. 269

  • From the Renaissance stability of the triangle or pyramid(the balance valued in Classicism) to the DRAMATIC DIAGONAL of the Baroque

  • Caravaggio Murderous, difficult personality perhaps as notorious as famous worked from life directly in oil, no intervening sketching controversial style considered sacrilegious by some used contemporary peasants & common settings for Biblical stories followers called Caravaggisti reputation languished; rehabilitated in 20th-Century

  • CARAVAGGIO Bacchusc. 1597Oil on canvas37 3/8 x 33 1/2 in

  • CaravaggioAmor Vincit Omniac. 1601-02Oil on canvas75 1/4 x 58 1/4 in

  • CARAVAGGIOThe Crucifixion of Saint Peter1600-1601Oil on canvas90 1/2 x 70 in

  • Supper at Emmaus, c.1601

  • Caravaggio,The Conversion of St. Paul,1600-1601

  • Gentileschi,Judith Slaying Holofernes,1620FAMOUS FEMALE ARTIST;A CARAVAGGISTIp. 269; on final!

  • Bernini,Ecstasy of St. Teresa,1647-52KEY IMAGEpp. 267-268

  • Bernini,David,1623-24p. 266

  • Bernini,Baldacchino of St. Peters1624-33Gilt bronze,Height approx. 100 ft.p. 263

  • Vatican p. 265

  • Velazquez, Las Meninas, 1656p. 260

  • SUMMARY BAROQUE ARTPOLITICS: emergence of The StateART: light, motion, drama, complex, ornamented, convoluted, diagonalCHURCH still an active patron with the energy of the Counter-ReformationROYAL patronage & PRIVATE patronage shape tastes tooIDEAS: scientific method

    Not fortified(121.3 x 108.6 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Twisted poseCaravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da Amor Vincit Omnia c. 1601-02 Oil on canvas 75 1/4 x 58 1/4 in

    CARAVAGGIO, Michelangelo Merisi da The Crucifixion of Saint Peter 1600-1601 Oil on canvas 90 1/2 x 70 in. Cerasi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popola, Rome

    Sacrifice of Isaaco