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Group Project: The Grand Tour from the late 18th to the early 19th centuries

Selection: Each student should select a work of art from the list.  The limit is one student for each work of art.

Group A: Paris and Nîmes, France

Giuseppe Canella I, The Pont Neuf and the Cité, 1832, oil on canvas (Musée Carnavalet)

Jean Baptiste Raguenet, A View of Paris from the Pont Neuf, 1763, oil on canvas (The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles)

Hubert Robert (“Robert of the Ruins”), Designs for the Louvre, 1796, oil on canvas (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

Hubert Robert, The Maison Carree, Nîmes, 1793, oil on canvas (Hermitage Museum, Russia)

Hubert Robert, The Interior of the Temple of Diana, Nîmes, 1783, oil on canvas (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid)

Hubert Robert, Pont du Gard, 1787, oil on canvas (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

Group B: Florence, Italy

Bernardo Bellotto (circle of), Ponte Vecchio, Florence, 1740-80, oil on canvas (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Bernardo Bellotto, The Arno in Florence with the Ponte alla Carraia, c. 1745, oil on canvas (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge)

Francois Xavier-Fabre, View of Florence from the Banks of the Arno, 1812, oil on canvas (The National Gallery of Scotland)

Gaspar van Wittel, View of Florence from the Pignone, oil on canvas (Galleria Palatina)

Guiseppe Zocchi, The Piazza della Signoria in Florence, oil on canvas (Private Collection)

Guiseppe Zocchi , View af the Arno in Florence, oil on canvas (Private Collection)

Group C: Rome, Italy

Canaletto, View of the Arch of Constantine with the Coliseum, 1742, oil on canvas (The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center)

Hubert Robert, The Finding of the Laocoön, 1773, oil on canvas (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)

Hubert Robert, The Pantheon with the Port of Ripetta, 1786, oil on canvas (École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris)

Hubert Robert, Picturesque View of the Capitol in Rome, oil on canvas  (Musée des Beaux-arts, Valenciennes, France)

Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Forum Romanum View East from the Capitoline Hill,1749, oil on canvas
(Staatliche Museen zu Berlin--Preussischer Kulturbesitz)

Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Interior of Saint Peter's in Rome, after 1754, oil on canvas (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Group D: Venice, Italy

Bernardo Bellotto, View of the Grand Canal: Santa Maria della Salute and the Dogana from Campo Santa Maria Zobenigo, 1740, oil on canvas, (J.Paul Getty Museum, California)

Canaletto, A Regatta on the Grand Canal, c. 1732, oil on canvas (Royal Collection, Windsor, England)

Canaletto, The Grand Canal with the Rialto Bridge from the South, 1735-40, oil on canvas (Musée du Louvre, Paris, France)

Canaletto, The Basin of San Marco on Ascension Day, c. 1739, oil on canvas, Baccio di San Marco on Ascension Day (National Gallery, London)

Francesco Guardi, Piazza di San Marco, c. 1750s, oil on canvas (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)

Antonio Joli, Procession of Gondolas in the Bacino di San Marco, Venice, 1742, oil on canvas  (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)

Group E: Naples, Italy

Pietro Fabris, Naples, A View of Mergellina, 1777, oil on canvas (Private Collection)

Jakob Philipp Hackert, The Excavations at Pompeii, 1799, oil on canvas (Aberwick Collection, Shropshire)

Jakob Philipp Hackert, The Herculaneum Gate in Pompeii, 1794, gouache,  (Museum der Bildenden Künste - Leipzig

Jakob Philipp Hackert, Landscape with the Palace of Caserta and Vesuvius, 1793, oil on canvas (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid)

Claude-Joseph Vernet, A Sea Shore, 1776, oil on copper (National Gallery, London)

Caspar van Wittel, View of Naples, 1700-10, Oil on panel (Private Collection)



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Assignment Parameters

Research Paper:  You are required to use two quotes about your site from the primary sources in your presentation and research paper. The research paper must have citations (footnotes) and a bibliography (Chicago Style), and must be typed (no larger than 12 point font and 1 ¼” margins, and double spaced).  Wikipedia and websites are not scholarly and are not an acceptable form of research.   Late Assignments will be deducted by half of a letter grade

Note: Please keep in mind that people had different taste than they do today. 

Group Project Presentation: Each group will give a thirty to forty-five minute powerpoint presentation on the sculptures and vedutes.  Students should communicate with one another about the project and collaborate on the powerpoint presentation in the Group Module in Canvas.   Each group should use one powerpoint presentation.  You can share material in your groups in CANVAS.


Art & 100 Group Project & Research Paper Spring 2017


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