Romanticism In Guy Tal's Analysis

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The style of Romanticism could be said as the antithesis of what I originally imagined it to be. Instead of being romantic like suggested or filled with cupids and classical interpretations of love. Romanticism instead has this focus on passion and ambiguity. In Guy Tal’s article he showcases Francisco Goya’s Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters in his Caprichos series as a sublime example where Goya’s positioning of the subjects hands is actually a message of melancholia to the viewers. My real question is the relation between this piece and others in the series. Facos chapter also highlighted Friedrich Overbeck’s Joseph Sold by His Brothers and the influences of Nazarene art. Mitchell B. Frank suggests that Overbeck highlights a type of brotherhood

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