Jacques-louis david, the oath of the horatii, 1785 - youtube david, oath of the horatii theodore gericault, the raft of the medusa, 1818 to romanticism based. Neoclassicism compared to romanticism in david's the oath of the horatii between the hands of their father in gericault's the raft of the medusa. The raft of the medusa (after géricault) • joe forkan 2011, oil on linen, 84″ x 144″ the lamentation, the oath of the horatii, the raft of the medusa, the.
Gericault raft of the medusa 1819 delacroix liberty leading the people 1830 rude david oath of the horatii 1784 houdon washington 1792 author: profiletemplate. Oath of the horatii, (1784) théodore géricault's raft of the medusa depicts the wreck of the french naval frigate méduse off the coast of mauritania in 1816, in which, of 147 people, only. The oath of the horatii is the first masterpiece of a new style breaking with the rococo style the composition is broad and simple, with the life-size figures arranged in a frieze in the foreground, as on roman sarcophagi and greek vases.
The oath of the horatii epitomizes this neoclassical style, just as the raft of the medusa does romanticism both jean louis david's oath of the horatii and theodore gericault's raft of the medusa were created as public works of art, meant to engage and influence the members of the french society. If we think about neo-classical paintings like david's oath of the horatii, we have figures from classical antiquity sacrificing their lives for a purpose they are heroes here, human life is taken for no reason at all. Summary of neoclassical and romantic painting david's first great work was oath of the horatii, whose masterpiece the raft of the medusa portrays the.
Oath of the horatii (french: le serment des horaces), is a large painting by the french artist jacques-louis david painted in 1784 and now on display in the louvre in. History of art ii test 2 shared flashcard set details oath of the horatii david 1784 neoclassicism term the raft of the medusa gericault 1819. Free flashcards to help memorize facts about famous sculptures and paintings other activities to help include hangman, crossword, word scramble, games, matching, quizes, and tests. David s oath of the horatii and gericault s raft of the medusa created an influence rather than simply illustrating a preexisting one both jean louis david's work oath of the horatii and theodore gericault's raft of the medusa exemplify this.
Oath of the horatii • joe forkan 2006-2010 oil on linen 72″ x 40″ the oath of the horatii, the raft of the medusa, the supper at emmaus, the taking of. Gericault's the raft of the medusa and picasso's guernica are both horrifying accounts of the nature of men, that aimed to alter a viewer's political perception. Essay on the raft of the medusa and the roots of romanticism some of the roman features shown in the oath of the horatii are the three big arches in the back as. Oath of the horatii by jacques-louis david (1785): interpretation of neoclassical mythological painting.
This painting occupies an extremely important place in the body of david's work and in the history of french painting it was commissioned by the administrator of royal residences in 1784 and exhibited at the 1785 salon under the title the oath of the horatii, between their father's hands the story. The raft of the medusa by théodore géricault (via wikimedia commons) with paintings such as oath of the horatii (1784), intervention of the sabine women. The raft of the medusa was a polarizing political commentary that is generally considered to be the young géricault's masterpiece, and is still one of the most.