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Neo-Classical Art & Architecture. Neoclassical style supplanted Rococo during the 178os Key figures were depicted as classical Heroes Works portrayed the classical virtues of self sacrifice and devotion to state Compositions emphasized the Greek ideals of restraint, simplicity and symmetry. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Neo-Classical Art & ArchitectureNeoclassical style supplanted Rococo during the 178osKey figures were depicted as classical HeroesWorks portrayed the classical virtues of self sacrifice and devotion to stateCompositions emphasized the Greek ideals of restraint, simplicity and symmetryNeo-Classical Art & ArchitectureThe Oath of the HoratiiNeo Classical Theme: Key figures were portrayed as classical heroes.By Jacques Louis DavidThe Death of Socrates, by Jacques Louis DavidNeo Classical Theme: Portrayed the classical virtues of self sacrifice and devotion to state.Socrates has been condemned to death by the Greek government. He willingly drinks the hemlock while lecturing to his students that it is his duty as a citizen to obey the government.Neo Classical Theme: Portrayed the classical virtues of self sacrifice and devotion to state.Madame RecamierBy Jacques Louis DavidMadame Recamier is an 1800 portrait of Juliet Recamier, reclining in an empire style sofa, in an empire line, dressed as a modern vestal virgin.Neo Classical Theme: Key figures were portrayed as classical heroes.Madame Raymonde de VerninacBy Jacques Louis DavidNeo Classical Theme: Key figures were portrayed as classical heroes.Lictors bringing to Brutus the bodies of his sons, by Jacques Louis DavidNeo Classical Theme: Portrayed the classical virtues of self sacrifice and devotion to state.The painting depicts Lucius Junius Brutus, the Roman leader, grieving for his sons. Brutus's sons had attempted to overthrow the government and restore the monarchy, so the father ordered their death to maintain the republic.Napoleon Crossing the AlpsNeo Classical Theme: Portrayed the classical virtues of self sacrifice and devotion to state.By Jacques Louis DavidThe Coronation of NapoleonThis work from the French Revolution shows Marat, a Jacobin Leader, after being stabbed in his bath tub, by Charlotte Corday.The Murder of MaratJacques Louis DavidCharlotte Corday blamed Marat for the September Massacres, and feared an all out civil war. She claimed, I killed one man to save 100,000. Neo Classical Theme: Portrayed the classical virtues of self sacrifice and devotion to state.This is a Neo-Classical Sculpture. It portrays Voltaire, a philosophe from the 1700s, wearing the robe of an ancient philosopher.Voltaire SeatedBy Jean-Antoine HoudonNeo Classical Theme: Key figures were portrayed as classical heroes.The home of Thomas Jefferson, built by JeffersonMonticelloJefferson borrowed the ancient Roman columns and dome for this Neo-Classical architecture.What are the features of Neo-Classical art?Lets Review:Key figures were depicted as classical heroes.Works portrayed the classical virtues of self-sacrifice and devotion to state. Who are the most famous Neo-Classical artists?Lets Review:Jacques Louis DavidJean-Antoine HoudonThomas Jefferson