Masterpieces of Art from the Tumultuous Nineteenth Century: From the Rococo to Neoclassicism

January 7, 2020
2 to 3 P.M.

1430 Park Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Members Free
Non Members $10
Non Member Bundle (all 3 lectures) $25 


Join Cummer Amelia and Dr. Debra Murphy at Story and Song on Amelia Island for a three part lecture series. This lecture will explore the transition from the lighthearted Rococo represented by such artists as Boucher and Fragonard to the high-minded seriousness of the Neoclassical style seen in the canvases of Jacques Louis David. Works from the Cummer Museum such as pieces from the Meissen collection and paintings by Charles-Joseph Natoire and René-Théodore Berthon will be considered in the context of this time period.




Suggested reading list related to the Lecture Series:

Nineteenth-Century European Art (3rd edition) by Petra ten-Doesschate Chu.

19th-Century European Painting: From David to Cezanne  by Lorenz Eitner’s

Art of the 19th Century: Painting and Sculpture by Robert Rosenblum and and H.W. Janson

Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution by Simon Schama

Impressionism: Art, Leisure and Parisian Society by Robert L. Herbert


These books were recommended by Dr. Murphy but are not required reading.