Neoclassicism and the Birth of Romanticism
Lecture no. 39 from the course: A History of European Art
Taught by Professor William Kloss | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
Artistic tastes veered into a more severe mode in the late 1700s, and the resulting style was called Neoclassicism. You study examples by the greatest sculptor of the day, Jean-Antoine Houdon, and by the painters Jacques-Louis David and Francisco Goya, who made realistic, sometimes horrific images.