EARLY 19th CENTURY ROMANTICISM

Early Steps towards Romanticism
 

Henry Fuseli Titania and Bottom (A Midsummer Night's Dream, IV-1) (c. 1790) oil on canvas
London, Tate Gallery

Hubert Robert Imaginary View of la Grande Galerie in Ruins (1796) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Baron Pierre-Narcisse Guérin The Return of Marcus Sextus (c. 1799) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Baron Antoine-Jean Gros Napoleon in the Pesthouse at Jaffa (1804) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Anne-Louis Girodet The Deluge (1806) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Francisco Goya
(Spanish:  1746 - 1828)
 

Francisco de Goya Clothed Maja (1798-1805) oil on canvas
Madrid, Prado

Francisco Goya The Third of May 1808:
The Execuation of the Defenders of Madrid (1814) oil on canvas
Madrid, Museo del Prado

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William Blake
(English:  1757 - 1827)
 

William Blake Elohim Creating Adam (c. 1795-1805) color print finished in ink and watercolor
London, Tate Gallery

William Blake Body of Abel Found by Adam and Eve (c. 1826) watercolor
London, Tate Gallery

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Théodore Géricault
(French:  1791 - 1824)
 

Théodore Géricault Officer of the Imperial Guard (1812) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Théodore Géricault The Raft of the Medusa (1819) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

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Eugène Delacroix
(French:  1798 - 1863)
 

Eugène Delacroix The Death of Sardanapalus (1827) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Eugène Delacroix Liberty Leading the People (1830) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

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Paul Delaroche
(French:  1797 - 1856)
 
Paul Delaroche - The Execution of Lady Jane Grey - 1834
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Paul Delaroche - Napoleon Crossing the Alps - 1850
Paris, Musée du Louvre

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Joseph Mallord William Turner
(English:  1775 - 1851)
 

Joseph Mallord William Turner Rome from the Vatican.
Raffaelle Accompanied by La Fornarina, Preparing his Pictures the the Decoration of the Loggia (1820) oil on canvas
London, Tate Gallery

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Fighting Téméraire (1836) oil on canvas
London, National Gallery

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John Constable
(English:  1776 - 1837)
 

John Constable Tree Trunk (c. 1821) oil on canvas
London, Victoria and Albert Museum

John Constable View of Salisbury Cathedral (1823) oil on canvas
London, Victoria and Albert Museum

John Constable Dedham Vale (1828) oil on canvas
Edinburgh, National Gallery of Scotland

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Caspar David Friedrich
(German:  1774 - 1840)
 

Caspar David Friedrich The Traveler Above a Sea of Clouds (c. 1818) oil on canvas
Hamburg, Kunsthalle

Caspar David Friedrich Periods of Life (1834-1835) oil on canvas
Leipzig, Museum der Bildenden Künst

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Thomas Cole
(American:  1801 - 1848)
 

Thomas Cole The Course of Empire:  Desolation (1836) oil on canvas
New York Historical Society

Thomas Cole The Oxbow:  View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts,
after a Thunderstorm (1836) oil on canvas
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Other Early 19th Century Romantic Artists
 

Pierre Paul Prud'hon The Abduction of Psyche (c. 1808) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Franz Pforr Entry of Emperor Rudolf into Basle in 1273 (1808-1810) oil on canvas
Frankfurt, Städelisches Kunstinstitut

Robert W. Weir Saint Nicholas (1837) oil on wood
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art

Thomas Couture The Romans of Decadance (1847) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée d'Orsay

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Miles H. Hodges - 2014