Essays Tagged: "Jacques-Louis David"

Jaques-Louis David. Mordern artist.

Jaques-Louis David The story of modern art begins with Jaques-Louis David. He became a dictator of the art ... pieces as, The Oath of the Horatii that was aclaimed in Rome and aseries of sensational paintings. David painted figures are parallel to the picture-plane. Each stroke of his brush or pencil occuples ... ical events determined the character of his own art and redirected the cource of European painting. David established himself as art dictator of France, where his paintings influenced everythging from ...

(2 pages) 103 0 3.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

With reference to The Social Contract and one painting by David, discuss the way Rousseau and David explore the notion of duty to the state.

when France felt the oppression of the privileged, Jean Jacques Rousseau's The Social Contract and Jacques-Louis David's The Oath of Horatii fed their reasons, touched their senses and helped fanned ...

(6 pages) 160 1 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

This essay is about Jacques-Louis David's "The Death of Socrates".

The death of Socrates is a historic moment that will forever be remembered thanks to Jacques-Louis David's portrayal of this event in The Death of Socrates. This famous French artist cr ... Holding true to the forms and characteristics of the neoclassical movement The Death of Socrates by Jacques-Louis David portrays a historic scene of Socrates drinking hemlock as demanded by the Atheni ... and timeless statement of the neoclassical movement.Born at the start of the neoclassical movement Jacques-Louis David became one the most influential painters not only in France, but all of Europe. ...

(4 pages) 209 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

What made Rousseau's philosophy and David's paintings attractive during the French Revolution?

ows how important the issue of rights had become, and as history shows, men had died defending them.Jacques-Louis David, the official painter of the Revolution, was also known to be"the propaganda min ...

(5 pages) 139 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

In what ways and to what extent is an understanding of historical context important in approaching the works of David Rousseau and Jaques Louis David?

rstanding of historical contextimportant in approaching the works of(a)Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and(b)Jacques-Louis David.In this essay I will attempt to illustrate how an ahistorical approach to the wo ...

(5 pages) 146 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Age of Enlightenment

pocrisy of marriage (Schneider Adams 718.) The waining power of Louis the XVI led him to commission Jacques-Louis David to paint Oath of Horatii to instill the French with a pence of patriotism. Howev ...

(3 pages) 272 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

How was masculinity constructed in post-revolutionary French art?

rifice, suppression of emotion, devotion to public duty, honesty and austerity.A classic example is Jacques-Louis David's Neo-classical history painting, The Oath of the Horatii 1769. In this image th ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.1 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

David's "Death of Socrates" and G

Jacques-Louis David was a political figure as well as an artist. He was more closely involved in the ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.2 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Pierre Lescot (Arquitecto)

ultórico. En 1793, se inauguró como museo público y se nombró el pintor Jacques-Louis David director para encargarse de la administración de dicho museo. La ú ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.1 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Socrates

ul. Socrates' death is very gracious in this respect. Now whether his death occurred as depicted in Jacques-Louis David's painting is somewhat implausible, but a good example nonetheless of how noble ...

(2 pages) 257 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

18th Century Art

was experienced most in England and France through art and architecture. The famous French painter Jacques-Louis David was a former Baroque and Rococo artist who strayed away from these styles and be ...

(4 pages) 158 1 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

The Death Of Socrates

The Death of Socrates By viewing the painting The Death of Socrates by Jacques-Louis David, Socrates? loyalty to the Athenian government was far more important to him than ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Death Of Socrates

The Death of Socrates By viewing the painting The Death of Socrates by Jacques-Louis David, Socrates' loyalty to the Athenian government was far more important to him than ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy