19thC The Historical Present

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

19thC The Historical Present

2004 Slides

Slide 1: Benjamin West, ‘The Departure of Regulus from Rome’ full 1769
West_The_Departure_of_Regulus_from_Rome_1769

Detail of Regulus. Ca. 1769. Collection of Her Majesty the Queen.

Slide 2: Benjamin West, ‘The Death of General Wolfe’ 1770
West_The_Death_of_General_Wolfe_1770

Slide 3: Benjamin West, ‘The Death of Lord Nelson’ 1806
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Slide 4: Benjamin West, ‘The Death of Lord Nelson’ 1808
West_The_Death_of_Lord_Nelson_in_the_Cockpit_of_the_Victory

See The Death of Lord Nelson for more detailed information.

Slide 5: David Wilkie ‘The Chelsea Pensioners Reading the Waterloo Dispatch’ 1822
Wilkie_The_Chelsea_Pensioners_reading_the_Waterloo_Dispatch_1822

Slide 6: Jacques-Louis David, ‘Marat at his Last Breath’ 1793
David_Marat_at_his_Last_Breath_1793

Slide 7: Antoine-Jean Gros, ‘The Battle of Nazareth’ 1801
Gros_The_Battle_of_Nazareth_1801

Slide 8: Theodore Gericault, ‘The Charging Light Cavalryman’ 1812
Gericault_The_Charing_Light_Cavalryman_1812

Slide 9: Theodore Gericault, ‘The Wounded Heavy Cavalryman’ 1814
Gericault_The_Wounded_Heavy_Cavalryman_1814

Slide 10: Theodore Gericault, ‘The Raft of the Medusa’ 1819
Gericault_Raft_of_the_Medusa

Slide 11: Theodore Gericault, ‘Severed Limbs’ 1818
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Slide 12: Eugene Delacroix, ‘The 28th of July: Liberty Leading the People’ 1830
Delacroix_Liberty_Leading_the_People

Slides Used in 2003

Slide 13: Benjamin West, ‘The Departure of Regulus from Rome’ 1769
West_The_Departure_of_Regulus_from_Rome_1769

Slide 14: Benjamin West, ‘The Death of General Wolfe’ 1770
West_The_Death_of_General_Wolfe_1770

Slide 15: Jacques-Louis David, ‘Marat at his Last Breath’ 1793
David_Marat_at_his_Last_Breath_1793

Slide 16: Jacques-Louis David, ‘Napoleon at the Saint-Bernard Pass’ 1800
David_Napolean_at_the_St_Bernard_Pass_1800

Slide 17: Antoine-Jean Gros, ‘The Battle of Nazareth’ 1801
Gros_The_Battle_of_Nazareth_1801

Slide 18: Antoine-Jean Gros, ‘Napoleon in the Plague House at Jaffa’ 1804
Gros_Napoleon_in_the_Plague_House_at_Jaffa_1804

Slide 19: Theodore Gericault, ‘The Charging Light Cavalryman’ 1812
Gericault_The_Charing_Light_Cavalryman_1812

Slide 20: Theodore Gericault, ‘The Wounded Heavy Cavalryman’ 1814
Gericault_The_Wounded_Heavy_Cavalryman_1814

Slide 21: Theodore Gericault, ‘The Raft of the Medusa’ 1819
Gericault_Raft_of_the_Medusa

Slide 22: Theodore Gericault, ‘Severed Limbs’ 1818
Gericault_Severed_Heads

Slide 23: Eugene Delacroix, ‘The 28th of July: Liberty Leading the People’ 1830
Delacroix_Liberty_Leading_the_People

Slide 24: Gustave Courbet, ‘The Stonebreakers’, 1850

Slide 25: Gustave Courbet, ‘A Burial at Ornans’ 1849
Courbet_A_Burial_at_Ornans_1849

Slide 26: Thomas Couture, ‘Romans of the Decadence’ 1847

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