About the Romantic Period
The art of the romantic period was very vivid and detailed it was full of violence passion and life often at its worst. This applied to the written word of poetry and literature, as well as to the area of music, and more importantly herein, the art world. There were many great painters of this period of time, with the most famous being; Theodore Gericault and Eugene Delacroix who were both individuals who lived life passionately and often dangerously, all in the attempt to portray their art on the most vivid level. It was a period a period in with such passion was needed.
Romantic art was essentially a rebelling against the neo-classical period's age of reason many artists/painters, poets, writers; composers were incredibly fed of with the rigid ideas and designs of that period and yearned to break free into a world were passion, emotion, and intuition were the images portrayed in the artist's work. The romantic era ran from the 1800's to the 1850's and was considered to be the age of sensibility, rather than reason. …
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