Art of the 1700's

By Jack Meder and Nick Cope

Music

Johann Sebastian Bach

Bach was born March 21, 1865 in Eisenach, Germany. He wrote complex and beautiful religious works for organs and choirs.

George Frederick Handel

Handel spent most of his life in England. He wrote water music, operas, and messiah.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart was born January 27, 1756 in Slazburg, Austria. He wrote the magic flute, operas, symphonies, pianos and was known for his famous solos.

Art

Baroque

It was hue, colorful, entertaining artwork.

Rocco

It involved portrait paintings involving noble subjects and tapestries featuring delicate shells. This art was personal, elegant, and charming.

Peasants

They worked their own patches of land. They worked and owned labor services to their lord. They ate bread oats and beans.