The age of Enlightenment was followed by the Romantic period, an expanse of time that saw the French Revolution, the American Revolution, the rise and fall of Napoleon, major scientific advances, major loss of human life, devout faith in the doctrine of human reason, and the loss of faith in human reason and a return to the sublime right of nature and spiritually. In short, a span of time defined by massive change and inconsistency. In this case assignment compare the Neo-classicist painter Jacque-Louis Davids Oath of Horatti and Romanticist painter Eugene Delacroix Liberty Leading the People, in order to examine how these artists represented these tumultuous years. Again use the formal language of visual analysis to explore their artistic approaches. Briefly reference the two previous art styles we have studied Renaissance and Baroque in order to trace how these two new art styles Neo-classicism and Romanticism differ or carry on the earlier traditions. discuss briefly the history of Neo-Classical and Romanticist art and these two artists in particular the different approaches and beliefs in human reason and rationally and how David and Delacroix chose to convey revolution.
Give an explanation of the values-influences themes techniques subjects characteristic of the period or style under study.
Give some information about how the social political or religious history of the period influence its art and artists.
Provide biographical information about the artist whose work is assigned
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image of Jacque-Louis David’s Oath of Horatti
image of Eugene Delacroix, Liberty Leading the people