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  • Tulsi Kalan and others
  • Akbar Inspecting Construction of Fatehpur Sikri
  • 1590
  • Watercolor on paper
  • See evidence borrowing from Iran
  • Beginning of narritives (tells story of history from the empire)
  • Mughal Empire capital 



  • Abu’l Hasan
  • Jahangir and Shah Abbas
  • 1618
  • Opaque water color, gold and ink on paper
  • Shows Mughal Jahangir embracing the emperor from Iran
  • Shows friendly alliance b.w the two, but Jahangir is obviously overpowering Shah Abbas
  • Sun halo demonstrates Jahangir’s centrality
  • Jahangir standing on lion while Shah Abbas standing on a goat
  • Both take over most of the globe
  • Putti suggest cosmic power of these individuals
  • Strict profile of Jahangir sticks to old traditional Indian style
    • Shows both styles= global


  • Bichitr
  • Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Sheikh to Kings
  • 1618
  • Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper
  • Jahangir authority shown by his postion in the painting
  • Obviously prefers Sufi to eng. King James the 1st
  • King James image copied from a famous portrait
  • Self Portrait of artist= lowliest figure in the composition 


  • Ustad Ahmad Lahori
  • Taj Mahal
  • 1632-1648
  • Tomb of Mumtaz Mahal (favorite wife of emperor Shah Jahan)
  • Agra, India
  • Meant to be a holy paradise for visitors 
  • Inlaid with jewels, covered in flroal arabesque, made of marble, and inscriptions from the Koran


  • Gianlorenzo Bernini
  • St. Teresa of Ávila in Ecstasy
  • 1645-1652
  • Conceived the whole thing – entire chapel
  • Most dramatic artist
  • Rome
  • Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria
  • Center piece
  • Marble sculpture
  • Angle preparing to stab St. Teresa with an arrow
  • Members of the Comaro family are like spectators in a theatre watching a miracle take place (gold lines, emphasized with light)
  • Erotic 
  • Dark crevices in saint’s gown


Annibale Carracci, Ceiling of Gallery, Palazzo Farnese (Farnese Gallery), 1597-1601


Annibale Carracci, Landscape with the Flight into Egypt, 1603-1604


Caravaggio, The Calling of St. Matthew, 1599-1600


Artemesia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes, c. 1620


Diego Velázquez, Las Meninas, 1656


Hyacinthe Rigaud, Louis XIV, 1701

King of france

Shown "strutting hi stuff"

dsiplays rich possesions

Symbol of france

Theatrical- curtain opens as if on a stage 



Jean-Antoine Watteau, The Signboard of Gersant, 1721

Watteau was asked to paint a shop sign for a commercial art dealership

Commercial art dealerships beginning

Shows Louis XIV's painting being put away

Straw on ground- shows that we are all mortal 



François Boucher, Girl Reclining: Louise O’Murphy, 1751

Girl who found her way into the King's bedroom

Commisioned by the King

Meant to be sensual 

Before or after lovemaking



Jean-Siméon Chardin, Soap Bubbles, 1733-34

Boy blowing bubbles of soap

Does not look very serious- but is

Bubble will eventually burst

Need to spend less time on superfluous actions and more time with serious matters

subdued but bright color



William Hogarth, The Marriage Contract, 1743-1745

Story of upper middle class business man and a poor aristocrat settleing a marriage argreement b/w their children

Meant to be a saitre



Thomas Gainsborough, Robert Andrews and Frances Carter Andrews (Mr. and Mrs. Andrews), c. 1748-1750

Unfinished painting of newly weds

Man is active and proprietor- shown as active character

She is below him- shows that she is less powerful- but is in line with the tree- shows motherly nature



Henry Flitcroft and Henry Hoare, The Park at Stourhead, Wiltshire, England, 1743-1765

Landscape designed by professional landscapers

Natural but planned

Important development in the landscape of England 



Canaletto, The Doge’s Palace and the Riva degli Schiavoni, c. 1735-1740

Venice is his hometown- all he did was paint Venice

Typical venetian painting 

Type of landscape popular to paint during time by many artists


Richard Boyle (Third Earl of Burlington), Chiswick House and Gardens, West London, England, 1724-1740

Neoclassical symmetry



Polynesian artist, The War God Kukailimoku, c. 1779


Ogata Korin, Lacquer Box for Writing Implements, c. 1700


Toshusai Sharaku, The Actor Onoe Matsusuke, late 18th century


Benjamin West, The Death of General Wolfe, 1770


Johann Zoffany, Academicians of the Royal Academy, 1771-1772


Paul Revere, The Bloody Massacre, 1770


John Singleton Copley, Watson and the Shark, 1778


Josiah Wedgwood, Am I Not a Man and a Brother? 1787


Jean-Antoine Houdon, George Washington, Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, 1788-1792


Jacques-Louis David, Death of Marat, 1793

Member Jacobins- wanted to detroy aristocray through terror

Painting of assaination

Shown as amyraty 

Shadowing is like carvaggios antonement

and the position is like christ in the pieta

No references to heavan

radical atheist maytrydom 



Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson, Jean-Baptiste Belley, 1797

Girodet studunt of David

Former slave who rose to gentleman status- became a gentleman after the Haitian Revolution

leans against bust of philosohper who didnt like slavery

Meant to be shocking

Has a name- most slaves not named