Art in the 1800s
Discover the types of art popular during the 19th century
The picture on the top right is the Les Demoiselles des bords de la Seine, which is one of Gustave Courbet's most famous paintings. Painted in 1856, it helped the Realism movement that Courbet was responsible for, and is a prime example of Realism. This painting is an example of realism because, rather than trying to convey a certain emotion or embellish the lady sleeping, it simply depicts the scene.
The Painting on the top right is the Liberty Leading the French People. It was painted in the 1830's by artist Eugene Delacroix.
The painting on the top right is Impression: Sunrise. Created by Claude Monet in 1872, this painting became the reason that impressionists are how we know them today.
The photograph on the top right is Wounded Soldiers Under Trees, Marye's Heights, Fredericksburg, after the battle of Spotsylvania. Taken in 1864, it is one of many photos that Brady took during the American Civil War, and features just what the title says it does.
The painting on the top right is Starry Night created by Vincent Van Gogh. Created in 1886, it is one of the most well known and recognizable pieces of art to date.