Romanticism

Romanticism
14 records
Late 18th Century to Mid 19th Century

A reaction against Neoclassicism, it is a deeply-felt style which is individualistic, exotic, and emotionally wrought.

Although Romanticism and Neoclassicism were philosophically opposed, they were the dominant European styles for generations, and many artists were affected to a greater or lesser degree by both. Artists might work in both styles at different times or even mix the styles, creating an intellectually Romantic work using a Neoclassical visual style.

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