Romanticism In The 19th Century

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After the eighteenth century, the Age of Enlightenment and neoclassicism in the West, which dominated the aesthetics and the classical canons begin the nineteenth century, it will be very turbulent, both historical facts and artistic styles. So will be happening romantic and realistic styles, each with its shapes and models and inspired by a society in continuous shift away from hegemonic forms so far to become a more mundane art. The ruling classes were replaced by the bourgeoisie and by a new generation of intellectuals and artists who dreamed of a new world.
Styles that these artists were setting were tendency to rebel against the established order. Romanticism, the main source of future impressionism and realism, where normal people were portrayed in the end, not the aristocracy, were the great artistic movements of the early and mid-nineteenth century.
However the classical school resisted with many of its canons, with the literature where the changes were deeper in the previous century. However, new young painters who had learned of romanticism and had powerful ideals were making their way to battle the French Academy of Fine Arts
The impressionism could be defined as a pictorial movement of French origin in the late nineteenth century appeared as
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The Salon was an annual exhibition of art made in France. The artists who won awards at the Salon, were almost always getting important monetary income to create artworks for the state. For any artist, it was important to exhibit at the Salon because it was one of the few ways that artists had to get recognition for your artwork and be able to make a living painting. To get an idea of the importance of Salon, we have to know that each year about 5,000 paintings of nearly 2,000 artists were presented. The number of visitors to the Salon (many of them foreigners) exceeded
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