Week Checkpoint

Donna Papania
Drawing Checkpoint
Jeff Lyttle

Jacques-Louis David
The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries, 1812
Samuel H. Kress Collection
Here we have The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries as I look at the painting we can notice there are many detail that are in this painting.   We can see all of the wrinkles in the pants down to the feature in his face. The contrast is very nicely done this painting is a very formal painting and the colors that are use are very elegant.   This painting is of Neoclassicism,   this painting is very formal and as we can see the elements of this painting are taking back in the 1800’s Napoleon was done up very well and the style of his ear and the culture is true to this painting and do very well.   The colors are beautiful and we can make out everything in this painting.   With the fall of Napoleon, David went into exile in Brussels, and his work weakened as the possibility of exerting a moral and social influence receded.   (Until recently critics generally scorned his late history paintings, but their sensuous qualities are now winning them a more appreciative audience.)   He continued to be an outstanding portraitist, but he never surpassed such earlier achievements as the great Napoleon Crossing the Alps (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 1800, one of four versions) or the cooly erotic Madame Récamier (Louvre, 1800).
His work had a resounding influence on the development of French -- and indeed European -- painting, and his many pupils included Gérard, Gros, and Ingres. (Gerten-Jackson & Harden, 2002)

                        Pierre Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1880-81
    Wow, that is what I can say when I read about this Impressionist Pierre Auguste Renior, what a painter.   As, I read about this painting I found out that as he painted this picture with his paint brush he used many color and the article I read state all who was in this painting.   I can see just...