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Theodore Gericault


Hector R. Chavez

on 31 August 2009

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The madwoman (1822-23) Romanticism Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault Definition: It's an intellectual orientation that characterized many works of, literature, painting, music, architecture in the western civilization, during the periods of the late 18th to the mid-19th century. The Eternal Idol (Eternelle Idole) 1889-1890 Auguste Rodin (1840-1917/French) Musee Rodin, Paris Characteristics: Great emphasis on the Individual Profound inner emotions
(Over reason) Aesthetic values (beauty & goodness) Awareness of the beauties of the natural world Scientific inquiry (curiosity about external world) Brief Biography: Painter born on September 26th, 1791 in Rouen, France and died on January 26th, 1824 in Paris. He exerted a seminal influence on the development of Romatic art in France. Race of the Riderless Horses in Rome (1817) Charging Chasseur (1814) The raft of the medusa (1819) Bibliography: "Theodore Gericault", Biografía. EPdLP. http://www.epdlp.com/pintor.php?id=255
Beatriz Aragonés. "Una biografía peculiar". Breve Historia del Arte. http://www.spanisharts.com/history/del_neoclasic_romant/romant_gericault.html
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Derby de Epson (1821) Team Members Tania Brito 1081859
Héctor Chávez 1081827
Everardo Acosta 1133457
Nacho del Toro 343495 Relationship Romanticism-Géricault: Obsession with the occult & insanity
Show the world "as it was"
Criticism of reality
Background turmoil: Romanticism artistic attitude started as an Intellectual movement against established social and religious values that ruled in that period.
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