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Transition to Romanticism

Transition to Romanticism

This lesson will explore the transition from Neoclassicism to Romanticism.
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Notes on "The Transition to Romanticism"

Key Terms


A transformative late 18th Century intellectual and artistic movement originating in Europe; characterized by imagination, exaltation of the common man, and appreciation of nature.


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

The Exotic

Foreign, unusual, and excitingly strange.


Works Cited

Napolean Visiting Jaffa; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Antoine-Jean_Gros_-_Bonaparte_visitant_les_pestif%C3%A9r%C3%A9s_de_Jaffa.jpg Apotheosis of Homer; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apotheosis_Homer_BM_2191.jpg La Grande Odalisque; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jean_Auguste_Dominique_Ingres,_La_Grande_Odalisque,_1814.jpg Raft of the Medusa; Public Domain (PD-1923); http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Theodore_Gericault_Raft_of_the_Medusa-1.jpg Death of Sardanapale; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Delacroix_-_La_Mort_de_Sardanapale_%281827%29.jpg