19thC Artists and Publics

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

19thC Artists and Publics

Slide 1: Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, ‘Madame Moitessier’ 1856

Slide 2: Wall painting from Herculaneum, ‘Hercules and Telephus’

This painting is thought to reproduce a Hellenistic original. The scene represents the founding myth of the Attalid rulers of Pergamum. Hercules recognizes his natural son Telephus (suckled by a doe in lower left), in the presence of Arcadia (seated.)

Slide 3: Benjamin Robert Haydon, ‘Christ’s Entry into Jerusalem’ 1820

Slide 4: John Constable, ‘The Opening of Waterloo Bridge’ 1832

Oil on canvas

24 3 / 8 x 39 in (62 x 99 cm)

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven

Slide 5: J.M.W. Turner, ‘Helvoetslys’ 1832

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