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Romantic Landscape Painting

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This lesson will overview the visual style and issues of Romanticism and the Hudson River School.

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Notes on "Romantic Landscape Painting"

Key Terms

Pastoral

A scene that shows man's dominion over nature.

Picturesque

In landscape painting, it refers to the charm of viewing nature in a undisturbed state

Hudson River School

American, 19th Century art movement characterized by  landscape painters, romanticism, and themes illustrating the Hudson River Valley, Catskills, Adirondack and the White Mountain area

Manifest Destiny

A doctrine held by some Americans beginning in the 19th century which believes in a divinely granted right of expansion

Transcendentalism

A 19th-century philosophical and spiritual movement, which stresses the intuitive over the empirical.

Sublime

An aesthetic quality in nature during the 18th century, distinct from beauty, expressing awe and fear simultaneously

 

Works cited

Caspar David Friedrich; public domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Caspar_David_Friedrich_049.jpg The Hay Wain; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:John_Constable_The_Hay_Wain.jpg The Slave Ship; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Slave-ship.jpg The Oxbow; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cole_Thomas_The_Oxbow_%28The_Connecticut_River_near_Northampton_1836.jpg Among the Sierra Nevadas; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Albert_Bierstadt,_Among_the_Sierra_Nevada_Mountains.jpg


 

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Pastoral

    A scene that shows man's dominion over nature.

  • Picturesque

    In landscape painting, it refers to the charm of viewing nature in an undisturbed state.

  • Hudson River School

    American, 19th-century movement characterized by landscape painters, romanticism, and themes illustrating the Hudson River Valley, Catskills, Adirondack and the White Mountain area.

  • Manifest Destiny

    A doctrine held by some Americans beginning in the 19th-century which believes in a divinely granted right of expansion.

  • Transcendentalism

    A 19th-century philosophical and spiritual movement, which stresses the intuitive over the empirical.

  • Sublime

    An aesthetic quality in nature during the 18th-century, distinct from beauty, expressing awe and fear simultaneously.