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Renaissance vs. Baroque Art

How are they different?

How are they different?

Renaissance vs. Baroque Order Rationalism Nature Symmetry Emotional Ornate Dynamic dramatic Asymmetric

Other art styles

Mannerism Arose in the later Renaissance A reaction to the pure naturalism and order of Renaissance Pursues emotional effect through artificial qualities



El Greco

Rococo Arose in the late Baroque period Lighthearted, playful, intended to please the senses A reaction to the formality of Louis XIVs court



The Flow and Evolution of European Art1350 1450 1550 1650 1750


Mannerism Baroque Rococo

Italian BaroqueThe Ecstasy of St. TheresaGianlorenzo Bernini

Italian BaroqueThe Crucifixion of St. PeterMichelangelo Caravaggio

Flemish BaroqueDescent from the Cross

Peter Paul Reubens

Flemish BaroqueCharle I with M. de St. AntoineAnthony van Dyck

Dutch BaroqueThe Night Watch

Rembrandt van Rijn

Dutch BaroqueThe Storm on the Sea of Galilee

Rembrandt van Rijn

Dutch BaroqueThe Milkmaid

Johannes Vermeer

English Baroque

Mr. and Mrs. Andrews Thomas Gainsborough

Baroque Architecture

St. Pauls Cathedral, London Christopher Wren

Baroque Architecture

Queluz National Palace, Lisbon, Portugal

Baroque Architecture

Schloss Charlottenburg, Berlin

Baroque Architecture

The Palace of Versailles

Baroque Architecture

The Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

Baroque Architecture

The Smolny Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia

Baroque Architecture

Basilica di Superga near Turin, Italy

Baroque Architecture

Basilica of St. Peters, Rome


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