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European Art _ Culture in the 17th Century - Ms. Tully's UHS History

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					European Art & Culture in the
17th Century




  AP European History
  Ms. Tully
          Focus Question
How did the artistic and literary achievements of this
era reflect the political and economic developments of
the period?
                Mannerism
Break down of
Renaissance principles:
balance, harmony,
moderation

Deliberate distortion

El Greco




                        El Greco
                        Baptism of Christ
                        1614
                             Tintoretto
                             The Last Supper
                             1594




Parmigianino
Madonna with the Long Neck
1540
Baroque
         Began in Italy in late 16thC

         Catholic Reformation

         Classical ideals with spiritual
         feeling – drama, emotion

         Palaces & churches
         magnificent, detailed

         Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)


   Peter Paul Rubens
   The Last Judgement
   1617
Peter Paul Rubens
The Lion Hunt
1621




                    Peter Paul Rubens
                    The Disembarkation at
                    Marseilles
                    1625
•   Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680)




                                 Piazza San Pietro
                                 1667



                               The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa
                               1652
• Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653)




                                Judith Beheading Holofernes
                                1620
          French Classicism
17thC – France replaced
Italy as cultural leader of
EU

Classical values of High
Renaissance

Grand portrayal of noble
subjects

Nicolas Poussin
                              Nicolas Poussin
                              The Death of Germanicus
                              1628
Dutch Realism
              Coincided with Golden
              Age – lots of commissions

              Portraits, group portraits,
              landscapes, genre scenes,
              still life

              Realistic portray of
              everyday secular life

              Judith Leyster (1609-1660)

      Judith Leyster
      A Boy and the Girl with an Eel
      and at Cat
•   Rembrandt (1606-1669)




                                            The Risen Christ Appearing
                                            to Mary Magdalene
                                            1638
                            Portrait of Remonstrant
                            Minister Johannes
                            Wtenbogaert
                            1633
Shakespeare & English Theatre
Elizabethan Era –
Plentiful Theatre

William Shakespeare
(1564-1616)

Numerous theatres – The
Globe

Lord Chamberlain’s
Company
Spain’s Golden Century
             1570s – Prof. theatres in
             Madrid & Seville

             Lope de Vega (1562-1635)
             French Drama
Coincided with rise of
absolutism
Wrote for elite audience
Clever, polished, correct
writing & language
Jean-Baptiste Racine
(1639-1699) – Phedre
Jean-Baptiste Moliere
(1622-1673) - Tartuffe

				
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