Below are your readings for painting, sculpture and architecture for 1700-1730
Below are your readings for painting, sculpture and architecture for 1730-1765
Homework - Read and fill in three EG sheets for the three works:
1 - Coypel, Double Portrait Presumed to Represent Francois de Jullienne and his Wife
2 - Boucher, Madam de Pompadour at her Toilette
3 - Chardin, Hare with a Game Bag and Powder Flask
If you fancy going the extra mile then compare the two portraits using the similarity and difference sheet.
Optional additional reading:
Below is an article on Chardin that I read at university. This is the kind of thing that you will read if you go on to study art history beyond 6th form.
Excellent brief bio of the Marechal de Saxe
Your homework for French architecture in the middle period is to read about the Church of St Genevieve, later known as the Pantheon and make notes on it. You will find info in: Architecture of the Eighteenth Century on pages 39, 59, 84 and 93-)
Below are your readings for painting, sculpture and architecture for 1765-1800
Your homework for sculpture is to read both the general description of sculpture during later years of the 18th Century and to fill in notes on Houdon's seated figure of Voltaire, George Washington and Marie Anne Houdon. If necessary, look up background context on the first two so that you know who they are!
Your homework for French architecture in the late period is to read about two of the four following buildings and make notes on them using the template:
(Arch of 18C p83-)
Barriere de la Villette customs houses (Arch of 18C p86)
Opera at Versailles
(Arch of 18C p107-)
(Arch of 18C p110-)