REALISM~ GUSTAVE COURBET, The Stone Breakers, 1849. Oil on canvas, 5’ 3” x 8’ 6”. Formerly at Gemäldegalerie, Dresden (destroyed in 1945).

Gustave COURBET/"les casseurs de pierres" (the stone breakers) cm destroyed when vehicle transporting it was bombed during WWII

NEOCLASSICISM~ Horatio Greenough, George Washington, 1840. Marble, 11' 4" high. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

George Washington by Horatio Greenough. Search the Smithsonian American Art museum collection, one of the world's largest and most inclusive collections of art made in the United States.

ROMANTICISM~ Eugene Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People, 1830. Oil on Canvas, 8' 6" X 10' 8". Louvre, Paris.

Liberty Leading the People (La Liberté guidant le peuple) Eugène Delacroix 1830

NEOCLASSICISM~ Jean-Auguste- Dominique Ingres, Apotheosis of Homer, 1827. Oil on Canvas, 12' 8" X 16' 10 3/4". Louvre, Paris.

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Apotheosis of Homer, 1827 - The Apotheosis of Homer (Ingres) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

PHOTOGRAPHY~ LOUIS-JACQUES-MANDÉ DAGUERRE, Still Life in Studio, 1837. 6 1/4” x 8 1/4”. Daguerreotype. Collection Société Française de Photographie, Paris.

DAGUERREOTYPE - the first commercially successful photographic process invented by Louis-Jacques Mande Daguerre; pictured is 'L'atelier da l'artiste, an 1837 daguerreotype by Daguerre (Romantic Period)

RENAISSANCE REVIVAL~ Henri Labrouste, reading room of the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, Paris, France, 1843-1850

We won't all get to visit the most beautiful libraries, but thanks to photographer Will Pryce and architectural historian James Campbell we can all get a taste of what they look like.

ROMANTICISM~ JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER, The Slave Ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On), 1840. Oil on canvas, 2’ 11 11/16” x 4’ 5/16”. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Henry Lillie Pierce Fund).

Slave Ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, x cm x 48 in.) Oil on canvas John F. and Mary L. Cornille Gallery (Gallery Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

ROMANTICISM~ THOMAS COLE, The Oxbow (View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm), 1836. Oil on canvas, 4’ 3 1/2” x 6’ 4”. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1908).

Thomas Cole - View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm -The Oxbow, 1836

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