Art Appreciation: 3.7 – Art of Europe & America (1700 – 1865): Rococo to Romanticism

—a type of design in which balance is achieved by elements that contrast and complement one another without being the same on either side of an axis (See Chapter 3.7, page 497).

Grand Tour
—a trip for the cultured and wealthy to study Classical and Renaissance artworks and culture found mostly in Italy (See Chapter 3.7, page 491).

—represented as perfect in form or character, corresponding to an ideal (See Chapter 3.7, page 498).

—European style that flourished during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, characterized by an extreme interest in the Classical world, strictly ordered scenes, and heroic subjects (See Chapter 3.7, page 491).

—representation of a thing, and idea, or an abstract quality, such as “freedom,” as a person or in human form (See Chapter 3.7, page 497).

—a picture reproduced on paper, often in multiple copies (See Chapter 3.7, page 489).

—an official annual exhibition of French painting, first held in 1667 (See Chapter 3.7, page 493).

—feeling of awe or terror, provoked by the experience of limitless nature and the awareness of the smallness of an individual (See Chapter 3.7, page 499).