Neoclassicism vs. Romanticism

  1. Written Assignment (500 words or less)Neoclassicism and Romanticism are often compared, because the two movements differ sharply in content or sentiment.Write an essay based on the following:What are some of the major differences between Neoclassical and Romantic art? Address subject, form and content in your answer.Choose a pair of works from the list below. Use the Internet to find the paintings and compare them. How is each painting representative of its movement?
    • David’s Oath of the Horatii vs. Gericault’s Raft of the Medusa
    • David’s Death of Socrates vs. Delacroix’s Death of Sardanapalus
    • Ingres’s Grande Odalisque vs. Delacroix’s Odalisque