1.9.4.1 History Painting digest

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Raphael: School of Athens

Da Vinci: The Last Supper

Copley: Death, Major Pierson

Delacroix: Liberty leading…

History in this context is taken from the Italian word istoria or narrative. The term history painting is therefore a painting with a narrative, this was initially about Biblical characters and events, but during and following the Renaiassance, when religious commissions plummeted, the category took on mythical individuals and events, and real events like battles. History Painting is usually upon a large-scale mural, panel or canvas to better present the often-heroic narrative.

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1300-1449
1450-1484
1485-1520
1521-1559
1560-1599
1600-1615

1616-1640
1641-1749
1750-1830
1831-1900
1901-
[1300]

History Painting 1300-1449
Sienese School, Early Renaissance and Northern Renaissance
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Duccio Madonna

Giotto Entomb…

Duccio Maestà

Giotto Madonna
Campin Entomb…
van Eyck Altar
v. Eyck Madonna
Weyden Descent
v. Eyck Church

[1450]

History Painting 1450-1484
Renaissance, Venetian School and High Renaissance
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Francesca LegendDonatello Penitent
Francesca Christ

Messina Thorns

da Vinci Annunc…
Mantegna Lament
Perugino Keys
Bosch Last Judg…
Botticeli Venus

[1485]

History Painting 1485-1520
High Renaissance and Mannerism
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Dürer Horsemen

Raphael Madonna
Michelangelo…

Michelangelo…
Raphael School…
Raphael Sistine…

Pontormo…

Titian Assumption

Pontormo Saints

[1521]

History Painting 1521-1559
High Renaissance, Mannerism and Northern Renaissance
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Titian BacchusCorreggio VirginCranach Apollo
Pontormo Depstn
Correggio Leda
Holbein Ambasdrs
Parmigianino…
Bronzino Venus

Titian Diana

[1560]

History Painting 1560-1599
Mannerism and Baroque
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Allori Susanna

Bruegel Babel
Tintoretto Cross

El Greco Disrobing

El Greco Burial…

Tintoretto Last S…

Medusa

El Greco Madonna

Judith

[1600]

History Painting 1600-1615
Baroque and Bolognese School
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St Matthew

Emmaus Supper

Carracci Pietà

Domenchino

Rubens Samson

David Goliath

Rubens Massacre

Gentileschi

Rubens Daniel

[1616]

History Painting 1616-1640
Baroque and Dutch Golden Age
Note: the image sources are accredited at the linked page


Rubens Education

de Zurbarán…

Anatomy Lesson

Velázquez…

Gallilee Storm

Poussin Sabines

Rubens Venus

Ribera Trinity

Poussin Arcadia

[1641]

History Painting 1641-1749
Baroque, Dutch Golden Age and Rococo
Note: the image sources are accredited at the linked page


The Night Watch

Bathsheba…

Francis of Assissi

Cloth-Makers

de Witte Church

Tiepolo Abraham
Rake’s Progress
Boucher Diana

Tiepolo Cleopatra

[1750]

History Painting 1750-1830
Rococo, Neoclassicism and Romanticism
Note: the image sources are accredited at the linked page


Palmyra found…

Last Judgement

David Belisarus
David Sabines
David Napoleon

Géricault Chasseur

Third of May 1808

Goya Saturn

Delacroix Liberty

[1831]

History Painting 1831-1900
Romanticism, Neoclassicism, Aesthetic, Arts & Crafts
Note: the image sources are accredited at the linked page


Turner Temeraire

Crossing Delaware

Ingres Joan of Arc

Degas Class

Cotton Office

Reconnaissance

Cophetua
Execution
Klimt Athene

[1901]

History Painting 1901-
Art Nouveau, Realism, Cubism, Surrealism, Socialist Realism
Note: the image sources are accredited at the linked page


Beardsley Salome

Dempsey v Firpo

Ecce Homo

Wood Revere

Picasso Guernica
Dali Narcisse

Hopper Gas

Dong Xiwen

Don Quizote

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