Paris: Revolutionary Art

After the French Revolution and the dissolution of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture), Paris was the venue for the most innovative artistic developments. Below are examples of one work by the each of the significant artists of this era. Each work is on display in a museum in Paris.

Jacques-Louis David. The Oath of the Horatii. 1784. Musée du Louvre. (Photo in Public Domain).
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. The Grand Odalisque. 1814. Musée du Louvre. (Photo in Public Domain).
Théodore Géricault. The Raft of the Medusa. 1818-1819. Musée du Louvre. (Photo in Public Domain).
Eugène Delacroix. Liberty Leading the People (28 juillet 1830). 1830. Musée du Louvre. (Photo in Public Domain).
Gustave Courbet. The Origin of the World. 1866. Musée d’Orsay. (Photo in Public Domain).
Édouard Manet. Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe. Musée d’Orsay. (Photo in Public Domain).
Marie France Desir of FIU in front of Monet’s Water Lilies. Musee de l’Orangerie. (Photo by JW Bailly CC By 4.0)
Paul Cézanne. Nature morte aux oignons. 1896-1898. Musée d’Orsay. (Photo in Public Domain).

Gaughin

Picasso

Matisse

Duchamp

Breton

Klein

EDITOR AND LAST UPDATE
John William Bailly  25 July 2019
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