Japan: Muromachi, Momoyama, Edo/Tokugawa…. (1338-1868)

Forward to 1.4 After Romanticism (1780-1860)Back to Mughal Art 1526-1857 QUICK LINKS:Muromachi:Bamboo in the Four SeasonsBirds and Flowers of the Four Seasons Momoyama:Cypress TreesMaple Edo:Hasekura Tsunenaga in RomeTigers and dragonSanjūrokkasen-gakFishing in SpringtimeBlack Hawk and two crows This ultcult page looks at three Japanese periods: Muromachi period, aka Ashikaga Period, took place during the Ashikaga […]

Continue Reading Mughal Art (1526-1857)

Forward to Japan – Muromachi, Mamaya, EdoBack to China Qing Dynasty 1644-1911 QUICK LINKS:Arghan DivThe KhamsaHamzanamaJahangir in Durbar Shah Jahan and sonJade wine cupKrishna playing flute Mughal painting is a particular style of South Asian, particularly North Indian (more specifically, modern day India and Pakistan). This was painting mostly of miniatures either as […]

Continue Reading China: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Forward to Mughal Art 1526-1857Back to China Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 QUICK LINKS:Manchu-Ming battlePrince Rui DorgonKangxi Emperor in court dressCamp of Manchu army in KhalkhaPortraits of the Yongzheng EmperorPortrait of the QianLong Emperor Campaign against the DzungaersPine, Plum and CranesCommerce on the water, Prosperous SuzhouCanton foreign factoriesA scene of the Taiping RebellionImperialism in 1900 […]

Continue Reading China: Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Forward to China Qing Dynasty 1644-1911Back to China Yuan Dynasty 1271-1368 QUICK LINKS:Dragon PinePainting of birdsLofty Mount LuRyōan-ji Zen garden Bird PedlarLarge Bronze Buddhist statue Wen Zhengming artworkClearing after snow on a Mountain PassA Fisher in AutumnEmperor Guangwu Fording a RiverLeaf album Ming Dynasty (1368-1644): Following on from the achievements in painting during […]

Continue Reading China: Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)

Forward to China Ming Dynasty 1368-1644Back to 1.3.8 Asian Art Index QUICK LINKS:Cobalt blue vaseBelt slide, falcon and gooseTextile with Animals, Birds and FlowersForest Grotto in Juqu Dwelling in the Fuchun MountainsStill Streams and Winter PinesSecluded Dwelling in the Qingbian Mountains Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368): During the Yuan dynasty, China was completely subjugated by its […]

Continue Reading Mannerism C (1608-1616)

Forward to 1.3.3 BaroqueBack to 1.3.2 High Renaissance and Mannerism Index – Back to Mannerism B QUICK LINKSBaptism of Christ, El GrecoOpening Fifth Seal, El GrecoLaocoön, El GrecoView of Toledo, El Greco Perseus Andomeda, WtewaelAdoration Shepherds, El GrecoMinerva Dressing, FontanaGarden of Eden, Bruegel ElderFantastic Cave, Bruegel, Elder [1323-60] Image source: museoelprado.es Baptism of Christ […]

Continue Reading Romanticism B (1826 onwards)

Forward to 1.3.7 African Art (800-1897)Back to 1.3.6 Romanticism A – Back to 1.3.5 Neoclassicism (1750-1830) QUICK LINKS: Moonlight on River, TurnerDeath of Sardanpalus, DelacroixLiberty Leading the People, DelacroixGreat Wave, HokusaiSalisbury Cathedral, ConstableFort Vimieux, TurnerLast Days of Pompeii, BryullovBurning of the Houses, TurnerRome from Mt Aventine, TurnerVenice, TurnerJuliet and her Nurse, TurnerThe Oxbow, ColeThe Savage […]

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1.3.4 Rococo B (1759-1799)

Forward to 1.3.5 Neoclassicism (1750-1830)Back to 1.3.4 Rococo A – Back to 1.3.3 Baroque Index QUICK LINKS:Madame de Pompadour, BoucherApollo Destroying…, WilsonDiana and Cupid, BatoniDavid Garrick, KauffmanGeorge Clive, ReynoldsGondolas Lagoon, GuardiSpoiled Child, GreuzeDenis Diderot, LooThe Swing, FragonardDenis Diderot, FragonardInspiration, FragonardThe Blue Boy, GainsboroughThe Meeting, FragonardShipwreck…, Vernet The Bard, JonesCharles III Dining… AlcázarThe Lock, FragonardMrs Mary […]

Continue Reading Baroque B 1630-1750

Forward to Bolognese SchoolBack to Baroque A – Back to Dutch Golden Age QUICK LINKS:Three Graces, RubensAdoration of the Magi, RubensChrist Crucified, VelázquezAbduction Sabine Women, PoussinStill Life Lemons, Oranges… de ZurbaránSurrender of Breda, VelázquezVenus and Adonis, RubensCharles I Hunt, van DyckHoly Trinity, RiberaCharles I three positions, van DyckEt in Arcadia Ego, PoussinSt […]

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1.3.8 Asian Art 1271 to 1868

Forward to Yuan Dynasty – Forward to 1.4 After RomanticismBack to 1.3.7 African Art (800-1897) – Back to 1.3 Renaissance to Romanticism Index Yuan Dynasty Ming Dynasty Qing Dynasty Mughal Art Japan Forward to Yuan Dynasty – Forward to 1.4 After RomanticismBack to 1.3.7 African Art (800-1897) – […]

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1.3.7 African Art (800-1897)

Forward to 1.3.8 Asian Art (1271-1868)Back to Romanticism B – Back to 1.3 Renaissance to Romanticism Index QUICK LINKS:Ilé-Ifẹ̀:Sculpture of Ife kingKing Obalufon copper maskIfe head Benin:SculptureQueen Idia ivory maskBronze plaque Ilé-Ifẹ̀: Ile Ife is the city in SW Nigeria where the Yoruba believe their civilization began as well as the location where the […]

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1.3.6 Romanticism A (1780-1850)

Forward to Romanticism B (1826 onwards)Back to 1.3.5 Neoclassicism (1750-1830) – Back to 1.3 Renaissance to Romanticism IndexForward to 1.3.7 African Art (800-1897) QUICK LINKS:Whistlejacket, StubbsHorse Attacked by a Lion, StubbsExperiment on a Bird, WrightThe Nightmare, FuseliSkating at Duddington, RaeburnAlbion Rose, BlakeLittle Girl Found, BlakeIsaac Newton, BlakeNebuchadnezzar, BlakeNaked Maja, GoyaBerry Pomeroy Castle, GirtinFamily of […]

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1.3.5 Neoclassicism (1750-1830)

Forward to 1.3.6 Romanticism A (1768-1826)Back to 1.3.4 Rococo B – Back to 1.3.3 Baroque Index QUICK LINKS:Discovering the Ruins of Palmyra, HamiltonBelisarus Begging for Alms, DavidOath of the Horatii, DavidDeath of Socrates, DavidLavoisier and his Wife, DavidTriumph of Aemilius Paulus, VernetPsyche Revived, CanovaDeath of Marat, DavidPinkie, LawrenceHebe, CanovaIntervention of the Sabine Women, DavidMadame de […]

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1.3.4 Rococo A (1715-1757)

Forward to 1.3.4 Rococo BBack to 1.3.3 Baroque Index – Back to 1.3.2 High Renaissance and MannerismForward to 1.3.5 Neoclassicism (1750-1830) QUICK LINKS:Study of Hands, LargillièrePilgrimage Isle Cythera, WatteauGilles, WatteauReading of Molière, de TroyAbraham Three Angels, TiepoloDeclaration of Love, de TroyHalt to the Hunt, LooMadame Berthelot, NattierTriumph of Venus, BoucherFrançois Boucher, LundbergMilkmaid’s Garland, HaymanDiana Leaving […]

Continue Reading American Colonial Art (1670-1800)

Forward to 1.3.4 RococoBack to Bolognese School – Back to 1.3.3 Baroque Index QUICK LINKS:Eunice Huntington, ChandlerDeath of General Wolfe, West Death of Major Pierson, CopleyExpulsion of Adam and Eve, WestGeorge Washington, Stuart In general, the term ‘American Colonial art’ describes the art and architecture of 17th and 18th century settlers who arrived in […]

Continue Reading Bolognese School (1590-1630)

Forward to American Colonial ArtBack to Baroque B – Forward to 1.3.4 Rococo QUICK LINKS:Butcher’s Shop, CarracciTriumph Bacchus, CarracciLove of the Gods, CarracciPieta with Saints, CarracciAdoration Shepherds, Domenichino Sacrifice of Isaac, DomenichinoDance of the Cupids, AlbaniVenus Plays the Harp, LanfrancoBaptism of Christ, Albani In fine art painting, the term ‘Bolognese School’ usually describes […]

Continue Reading Baroque A (1559-1629)

Forward to Baroque B – Back to Dutch Golden AgeForward to Bolognese School – Forward to American Colonial ArtBack to 1.3.3 Baroque Index QUICK LINKS:Carnival and Lent, Bruegel EldrTriumph of Death, Bruegel EldrTower of Babel, Bruegel EldrHunters in snow, Bruegel EldrPeasant Wedding, Bruegel EldrBacchus, CaravaggioBoy Basket Fruit, CaravaggioLast Judgment, FenzoniMusicians, CaravaggioMedusa, […]

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1.3.3 Baroque 1559-1750

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Continue Reading Dutch Golden Age – 1581-1672

Forward to Baroque A (1594-1740s)Back to 1.3.3 Baroque Index – Back to 1.3 Renaissance to Romanticism – Forward to 1.3.4 Rococo QUICK LINKSThe Laughing Cavalier, HalsSelf-portrait as a Young Man, RembrandtAnatomy Lesson, RembrandtLady 62, RembrandtSea of Gallilee, RembrandtBelshazzar’s Feast, RembrandtNight Watch, RembrandtThe Bull, PotterRiver Landscape, RuysdaelAristotle Homer, RembrandtThe Goldfinch, FabritiusBathsheba Letter, RembrandtJan Six, RembrandtOfficer […]

Continue Reading – Mannerism b

Forward to Mannerism CBack to Mannerism A – Forward to 1.3.3 Baroque QUICK LINKSDisrobing Christ, El GrecoNativity, TintorettoNobleman, El GrecoSabine Women, GiambolognaBurial Count Orgaz, El GrecoPeter and Paul, El GrecoRudolf II, ArcimboldoApollo Victorious, FrancavillaLast Supper, TintorettoMercury Psyche, de VriesHercules Centaur, Giambologna Julienne Gabrielle, UnknownCrucifixion, El GrecoMadonna Child, El GrecoSaint Martin, El GrecoPortrait of […]

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