-Began in Florence, Italy
-Families with money sponsored and funded artists and great thinkers-Return to classicism in culture, architecture and art
-Sedia Chair, Savanarola Chair, Sgabello Chair
-Andre Palladio Great architect
1480 A.D. - 1650 A.D.
-Ferdinand and Isabella dominating the world politically and economically
-Huge buildings with classical motifs
-Casa de El Greco
1485 A.D. - 1660 A.D.
-Tudor: Half-timbered construction, parge work ceiling, Henry VIII
-Elizabethan: Tudor Rose, staircases
-Jacobean: Exteriors are regular, symmetrical with classical and other motifs
1515 A.D. - 1643 A.D.
-Regularity, order, and symmetry are common design principles
-Want to recreate what they saw in Italy after invasions
-Motifs: Fleur de Lis, animal symbols of kings, initials, crowns
1600 A.D. - 1750 A.D.
-Movement in architecture
-Still classical details
-added on to Renaissance
1702 A.D. - 1770 A.D.
English Neo-Palladian and Georgian
1702 A.D. - 1770 A.D.
-Different rooms with different themes
-Queen Anne Chair
-Ball and Claw Foot
1715 A.D. - 1760 A.D.
-Asymmetrical and light in scale
-Themes and motifs include romance, country life, the exotic, fantasy, and gaiety
-Rococo of Louis XV
-feminine shape is reflected in the prevalent curvilinear forms
-flowers, bouquets tied with ribbon, baskets of flowers, garlands, shells, Chinoiserie and singerie designs, romantic landscapes, Italian comedy figures, musical instruments, hunting and fishing symbols, cupids, bows and arrows, torches, shepherds and shepherdesses, Turkish arabesques and figures, pastoral emblems such as shepherd crooks, and an allover trellis pattern with flowers in the center of intersecting lines
1740 A.D. - 1790 A.D.
-Imitate images of ancient Greece and Rome in art, architecture, interiors, furniture, decorative arts, landscapes, literature, dress, and behavior
-Neoclassical style can be plain, severe, and monumental or express the lightness, grace, and refinement of Rococo with classical forms and motifs
Late English Georgian
1760 A.D. - 1810 A.D.
-Broken pediment over door
Louis XVI and French Provincial
1774 A.D. - 1810 A.D.
1776 A.D. - 1820 A.D.
-Bald Eagle Motif
-Fashioned Roman architecture after unearthing Pompeii