Romanticism and Orientalism • Romantic hero, liberty • Rise and fall of white male masculinity • Decline of emperor Napoleon— decline of heroism • Rise of the Orient • Depicted as lazy, idle • Repress fantasies onto the Orient—forbidden passions are indulged • Violent, barbaric, male domination over female
Goya, Yard with Lunatics, 1793-1794 • Insanity • Irrationality • Imprisonment Pre-Romanticism!
Goya, Witches Sabbath, 1797-1798 • Superstitions • Overwhelming Terror Pre-Romanticism!
Goya, The Third of May, 1808 French Troops a.k.a ruthless killers Christ-Like
The Use of “The Orient” In Today’s Society How is “The Orient” depicted in this ad? What characteristics of Orientalism are present?
The Use of the White Male Hero How is the white male hero presented in this ad?
Romanticism Landscape • Elevate status of landscape genre • Irrational • Imaginative • Emotional • New world view