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Baroque Art. Baroque Period Basics. Power of Church and Monarchies restored Excess ornamentation valued Rome became an artistic center Art filled with emotion/drama Realism instead of idealism Chiaroscuro – play of light and dark and shadows – helps set a dramatic mood. Caravaggio. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Baroque Art

Baroque ArtPower of Church and Monarchies restoredExcess ornamentation valuedRome became an artistic centerArt filled with emotion/dramaRealism instead of idealismChiaroscuro play of light and dark and shadows helps set a dramatic moodBaroque Period BasicsItalianMoved to RomeFocused on painting portraits, still lives, historical and religious topicsCondemned for being a naturalistPersonal lifeWorks were not modest/very violentWorks lacked theological correctness

CaravaggioConversion of Saint Paul

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Calling of Saint Matthew

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David Victorious over Goliath

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David with the Head of GoliathThe Entombment of Christ

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Self-Portrait as Bacchus Martyrdom of Saint Matthew

Boy with a Basket of Fruit

The Crucifixion of Saint Peter

Judith Beheading Holofernes

The Musicians

Death of the VirginVictorious Cupid (Amor Vincit Omnia)

Saint John the Baptist One of best known Baroque artistsDutch (native to the Netherlands)Developed revolutionary techniqueUse of large amount of paintUse of fewer brushstrokesMade paintings almost seem unfinishedPainted many landscapes and made etchings about nature in the 1630sMany featured trees that had been blown over/very dark cloudy skiesRembrandt1640 works became more solemnFeatured family tragedies he had sufferedBiblical themes from New Testament rather than OldBiblical themes featured groups1650s his style changed againRicher colorsStronger brushstrokes moved him further from fine detailBiblical themes focused on portrait-like figuresLast years he focused on self portraits that showed his grief and sorrow that he had suffered (many consider these to be his finest paintings)Rembrandt Cont.

Self Portrait 1629

A Scholar

The Anatomy Lecture of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp

Philosopher in Meditation

The Blinding of Samson

Self-Portrait 1640

David and Jonathan The Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq (Night Watch)

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Christ with the Sick around Him, Receiving the Children (etching)

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The Mill

Aristotle contemplating a bust of Homer

Joseph Accused by Potiphar's Wife

Self-Portrait 1661

Self-Portrait 166933