19thC Artistic Identities

(These are notes of a course given at Birkbeck College by Carol Jacobi in 2005/2006)

19thC Artistic Identities

Art and Society in the 19th Century – 26/10/2004

Artistic Identities – Slide list.

Summary *The Artists As Genius *The Academic Artists *The Social Outcast *Bohemia *Breakaway Groups *The Aesthete

Slide 1: Johan Zoffani ‘The Academicians of the Royal Academy’, exhibited 1772
Zoffancy_The_Royal_Academicians_1771


Slide 2: Eugene Delacroix, ‘Paganini’ c.1832
Delacroix_Paganini_1832


Slide 3: Eugene Delacroix, ‘A Corner of the Studio’, c.1825
Delacroix_A_Corner_of_the_Studio_1825

Louvre Eug�ne DELACROIX ? Charenton-Saint-Maurice, 1798 – Paris, 1863 Coin d’atelier. Le po�le H.: 0,51 m.; L.: 0,44 m. Selon certains historiens, ce coin d’atelier ne serait cependant pas de Delacroix – According to certain historians this studio corner would not be Delacroix’s.


Slide 4: Edouard Manet, ‘The Absinthe Drinker’, 1859.
Manet_The_Absinthe_Drinker_1859

Edouard Manet. The Absinthe Drinker. 1858-1859. Oil on canvas. Ny Carlsberg-Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark. On display Royal Academy Autumn 2004

http://www.abcgallery.com/M/manet/manet1.html


Slide 5: Peter Cornelius, Friederich Overbeck, ‘Double Friendship Portrait’, 1812 (drawing)
Peter_Cornelius_Friederich_Overbeck_Double_Friendship_Portrait_drawing_1812


Slide 6: Frederic Leighton, ‘Self-portrait’, 1880
Leighton_Self-portrait_1880


Slide 7: Illustration, Lord Leighton’s House, Artist’s Homes No.7, 1880.(image not found) Slide 8: Anon. Photograph, John Everett Millais in his studio, 1886.
Millais_in_his_studio_photograph_1886

Millais in his Studio by Rupert Fuller. 1886. Photograph. Source: Millais, facing II, 258. References Millais, John Guile. The Life and Letters of John Everett Millais, President of the Royal Academy. 2 vols. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1899.


Slide 9: Emily Mary Osborn, ‘Nameless and Friendless’, 1857.
Osborn_Nameless_and_Friendless_1857


Slide 10: Emily Mary Osborn, ‘Barbara Bodichon’, before 1891.

Barbara Leigh-Smith Bodichon (1827-1891) From challenging the question of marital law to founding the Englishwoman�s Journal, Barbara Leigh-Smith Bodichon dabbled in all aspects of Victorian feminism. Praised for her fiery energy and artistic talent, both as a writer and painter, Barbara acted as the catalyst for many hallmarks of the nineteenth century women�s movement. Barbara�s first attack of the institution of marriage came in 1854 with a pamphlet she called: A Brief Summary in Plain Language of the Most Important Laws concerning Women.

Slide 11: Frederic Leighton, ‘Self-portrait’, 1852
Leighton_Self-portrait


Slide 12: Titian, ‘Portrait of a Gentleman’, active 1506-1576
Titian_Portrait_of_a_Man


Slide 13: Dante Gabriele Rossetti, ‘Self-portrait’, 1847.(image not found) Slide 14: Gustave Courbet, ‘Self-portrait as a desperate man’, 1843
Courbet_Self-portrait_as_a_desparate_man_1843


Slide 15: Eugene Delacroix, ‘Liberty Guiding the People’, 1831
Delacroix_Liberty_Leading_the_People


Slide 16: Edouard Manet, ‘The Old Musicians’, 1862
Manet_The_Old_Musician_1862


Slide 17: Gustave Courbet, ‘Portrait of Baudelaire’, 1847?
Courbet_Portrait_of_Baudelaire_1847


Slide 18: Gustave Courbet, ‘Portrait of Proudhon’, 1853.
Courbet_Portrait_of_Proudhon_1853


Slide 19: Henry Fantin-Latour, ‘Manet’, 1867
Fantin-Latour_Manet_1867


Slide 20: Henry Fantin-Latour, ‘The Batignoles Studio’, 1870.
Fantin-Latour_An_Atelier_in_the_Batignolles_1870

According to http://www.wetcanvas.com/Museum/Artists/f/Henri_Fantin-Latour/analysis_studio.html

seated left is Edouard Manet, seated right is Zacharie Astruc. Standing from left to right are Otto Scholderer, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Emile Zola, Edmond Maitre, Frederic Bazille and Claude Monet.


Slide 21: Jean-Pierre Franque, Allegory on France Before the Return from Egypt, 1810
Franque_Allegory_on_France_Before_the_Return_from_Egypt_1810


Slide 22: Friederich Overbeck, ‘The Painter Franz Pforr’, 1810
Overbeck_Portrait_of_Franz_Pforr_1810


Slide 23: Friederich Overbeck, ‘Self-portrait with Bible’, 1809
Overbeck_Self-portrait_with_Bible_1809


Slide 24: Dante Ganriele Rossetti, ‘Dante’s Dream at the Time of Beatrice’s Death’, 1841
Rossetti_Dantes_Dream_at_the_time_of_the_Death_of_Beatrice

Is this 1841 (our handout) or 1871 (Olga’s Gallery)?


Slide 25: Manet, ‘Berthe Morisot’ or ‘Repose’, 1869-70.
Manet_Repose_Berthe_Morisot_1869-70

Edouard Manet. Repose (Berthe Morisot). 1869-1870. Oil on canvas. Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island, USA


Slide 26: Emily Mary Osborn, ‘Nameless and Friendless’, 1857.
Osborn_Nameless_and_Friendless_1857


Slide 27: Rebecca Solomon, ‘A Fashionable Couple’, 1854
Solomon_Fashionable_Couple_1854


Slide 28: Aubrey Beardsley, ‘Self-portrait in Bed’, 1900
Beardsley_Self-portrait_in_Bed_1900


Further reading Laura Morowitz and William Vaughan, Artistic Brotherhoods in the Nineteenth Centu (Ashgate, 2000) Deborah Cherry, Painting Women (Routledge, 1993)

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