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Portraiture: Commoners

by: Alicia Mutlu

Portraiture: Commoners Art civilization 201

Alicia Mutlu
Cal State Fullerton
GPA 3.4

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Representing self portraits and non royalty
Elisa mandell
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Date Created: 03/07/16
Portraiture: Self-Portraits, Commoners, non-royals February 23 Moche (c. 200 B.C.E. – 600 C.E.)- along the coastline of the pacific ocean along Peru. There is no written information in the archeological remains only materials and ceramics which depicted ritualistic life as well as daily events in vessels Ceramic effigy vases- Representation of something else.AVase and a fisherman with a stylized attributes. Sometimes 3d and sometimes 2d. Mold made vessels so mass reproduction of those vessels.The molds and object. Stirrup Spout- shaped as a stirrup. Individual features of people laughing- portrait vessels-. High degree of naturalism with ordinary emotions. Of specific individuals ordinary emotion. Moche royalty was depicted in luxurious clothing often on a thrown with pumas and other symbols of high status. Vessels of people creating metal work or childbirth with stylized women. Daily activities.Asleeping man.As well as depictions of the diseased. Disfigured individuals. Diego Velázquez Water Carrier of Seville (c. 1619) Portraits at this time were costly and only the wealthy were able to pay. Commoners where done on the painters own time and made them worthy by being a subject of a painting with great humanity and dignity - ode to the common man. The water carrier is a man doing what he does and its is frozen in time and displayed for. Rembrandt van Rijn Self-Portrait (1658) At fourteen Rembrandt was enrolled in an University but dropped out to study withAlsman who was taught by Carbaggio. So he all these elements of theatricality. His portrait depicts him declaring bankruptcy he’s tired and old. Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp (1632) Shows the teacher pulling on the ligaments of a corpse as he demonstrates its motions with his other hand. The doctors and collegiate surrounding him pear in. It glorifies science using baroque techniques. Pablo Ruiz Picasso Self-Portrait (1901)- Done during his blue period which includes himself in the outcasts of Barcelona. Tired Hungry poor. With youthful angst. Frida Kahlo The Two Fridas (1939)Aself portrait dived in two Frieda’s. Psychological as well as genialogical. They’re connected by blood vessels. The left Frieda depicts her dad Guermo Kahlo. European heritage and clothing. The right represents her mother from Tijuana. Tijuanapec. Type of clothing right holding a small portrait of diego rivera. the left is clamping the blood vessels. LauraAguilar Three Eagles Flying (1990)-Aphotographer Chicana lesbian. With the american flag on the left to the right is the Mexican. She’s bound over her head is the Mexican flag and over her waist is the american. She’s topless her last name means eagle. bondage represents enslavement they cant do justice so she is captured and constrained. Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Belley (1797) Painted a portrait of a slave from Haiti who escapes and becomes a revolutionizer in freeing slaves. He’s painted by a bust of Raynal, a man who wrote a book on the wrongs.. In the french Convention and grants blacks full citizen ship and abolished slavery in Haiti one of the rare times when they've overturned the colonizer and saved themselves. John Singleton Copley SamuelAdams (c. 1770) British masequered Boston residents and Samuel adams a member of the Massachusetts legislative demands hutchinson to dispel British troops in the city. This picture depicts the confrontation sam anger and rage in a rational presence posting at the seal and charter that gave rights to mass. and holding a petition of the citizens. Using tenebrism , emphasizing reason Théodore Géricault Pity the Sorrows of a Poor Old Man (1821), lithograph depicts a beggar man collapsed on the sidewalk outside a bakery. windows open and his hand is out hoping for help. depiction the wrong and how modern societies should not have people starving to death the number of sympathetic portraits of black men elecated their social status. Portraits of black Men Portraiture: Self-Portraits, Commoners, non-royals Jacob Riis Tenement Interior in Poverty Gap:An English Coal-Heaver’s Home (c. 1889) English coal heavers family in squalor effort to keep it kept. This photo series helped with child labor laws. which were much needed at that time Thomas Eakins The Gross Clinic (1875) The doctor was german and his name was gross which means great in german. He’s performing an operation with medical students surrounding him . The light falls on him symbolizing enlightenment through knowledge. The light hits his head and a lady disgusted is in the dark it represents fear and ignorance. light on gross and the cadaver. some students sleep9ing in the dark it was denied because they didn't think it was fit to show surgery in an artwork. Édouard Manet ABar at the Folies-Bergère (1881-82) ambivalence in her face. vacancy. presumed intimacy in the reflection. Marsden Hartley Portrait of a German Officer (1914) an abstract individual of an individual , Carl von Fryberg, had died in the war so he uses color and pattern rather than likeness. black background creates a funeral mood. his initials and date of death and his regiment and a bunch of military symbols. the iron cross. bavarian flag and prussian flag and the german flag. nationalism referencing world war one. shrouded in color and shape and symbol. Dorthea Lange Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (February 1936) During the first great depression whatever crops need to be picked. three children two turned away and an infant in her arms worry and wrought on her face a thirty two year old but the mental anguish she was censored because she was in the concentration camps in the US Jacob Lawrence During the World War there was a Great Migration North by Southern Negroes (1940-41) Made a series of sixty panels he was the first to gain claim in new your art. brings attention to this migration seeking equality of over three million people in a ten year gap. Translation panels with names of destinations of northern cities and crowds of people how full the train cars where. the trains would often not stop to prevent them from moving. discriminatory rules and laws “in many places because of the war, the food had doubled in price” Robert Frank Trolley, New Orleans (1955-56) a photo of a trolley and the composition with each window tells a different story from distain to curiosity to sorrow and suffering the white children more privileged than the african adults. DianeArbus Child with Toy Hand Grenade (1962)


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