31 Facts About Romantic painting


Romantic painting art addressed its audiences with what was intended to be felt as the personal voice of the artist.

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However, in most fields the Romantic painting period is said to be over by about 1850, or earlier.

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Early period of the Romantic painting era was a time of war, with the French Revolution followed by the Napoleonic Wars until 1815.

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End of the Romantic era is marked in some areas by a new style of Realism, which affected literature, especially the novel and drama, painting, and even music, through Verismo opera.

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In English literature, the key figures of the Romantic painting movement are considered to be the group of poets including William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley and the much older William Blake, followed later by the isolated figure of John Clare; such novelists as Walter Scott from Scotland and Mary Shelley, and the essayists William Hazlitt and Charles Lamb.

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Romantic painting was deeply interested in Portuguese folkloric verse, which resulted in the publication of Romanceiro, that recollect a great number of ancient popular ballads, known as "romances" or "rimances", in redondilha maior verse form, that contained stories of chivalry, life of saints, crusades, courtly love, etc.

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Romantic painting too was forced to exile to Great Britain and France because of his liberal ideals.

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Romantic painting sought inspiration in medieval Portuguese poems and chronicles as in the Bible.

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Romantic painting's output is vast and covers many different genres, such as historical essays, poetry, novels, opuscules and theatre, where he brings back a whole world of Portuguese legends, tradition and history, especially in Eurico, o Presbitero and Lendas e Narrativas .

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Romantic painting's work was influenced by Chateaubriand, Schiller, Klopstock, Walter Scott and the Old Testament Psalms.

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Romantic painting became an unquestionable master for successive Ultra-Romantic generations, whose influence would not be challenged until the famous Coimbra Question.

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Romantic painting created polemics by translating Goethe's Faust without knowing German, but using French versions of the play.

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The most important Romantic painting writers were Ludovico di Breme, Pietro Borsieri and Giovanni Berchet.

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Romantic painting's writings were influenced by his hatred for the Argentine dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas, and filled with themes of blood and terror, using the metaphor of a slaughterhouse to portray the violence of Rosas' dictatorship.

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European Romantic painting movement reached America in the early 19th century.

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The Romantic painting movement gave rise to New England Transcendentalism, which portrayed a less restrictive relationship between God and Universe.

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Romantic painting literature was personal, intense, and portrayed more emotion than ever seen in neoclassical literature.

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Works of the Romantic painting Era differed from preceding works in that they spoke to a wider audience, partly reflecting the greater distribution of books as costs came down during the period.

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Romantic painting architecture appeared in the late 18th century in a reaction against the rigid forms of neoclassical architecture.

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Romantic painting architecture reached its peak in the mid-19th century, and has appeared until the end of the 19th century.

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Romantic painting's projects were carried out by the architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc.

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Romantic painting style continued in the second half of the 19th century.

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Romantic painting's Liberty Leading the People remains, with the Medusa, one of the best-known works of French Romantic painting.

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Romantic painting shared with many of the Romantic painters a more free handling of paint, emphasized in the new prominence of the brushstroke and impasto, which tended to be repressed in neoclassicism under a self-effacing finish.

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Romantic painting justified his view on the basis of these composers' depth of evocative expression and their marked individuality.

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Romantic painting believed that knowledge was only attainable by those who truly appreciated and respected nature.

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Romantic painting'story writing was very strongly, and many would say harmfully, influenced by Romanticism.

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Romantic painting nationalism had a largely negative effect on the writing of history in the 19th century, as each nation tended to produce its own version of history, and the critical attitude, even cynicism, of earlier historians was often replaced by a tendency to create romantic stories with clearly distinguished heroes and villains.

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Romantic painting chess was the style of chess which emphasized quick, tactical maneuvers characterized by aesthetic beauty rather than long-term strategic planning, which was considered to be of secondary importance.

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Early Romantic painting nationalism was strongly inspired by Rousseau, and by the ideas of Johann Gottfried von Herder, who in 1784 argued that the geography formed the natural economy of a people, and shaped their customs and society.

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Romantic painting regarded the oral literature of the peasants as an integral part of Serbian culture, compiling it to use in his collections of folk songs, tales and proverbs, as well as the first dictionary of vernacular Serbian.

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