Not that they didn't borrow heavily from it when it came to things like perspective, proportions, and symmetry. Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way, 1861 (mural for US Capitol) Thomas Cole (1801-1848) Don't forget to visit the artist overview pages of the artists that interest you.
The below artworks are the most important in Romanticism - that both overview the major ideas of the movement, and highlight the greatest achievements by each artist in Romanticism.
The top characteristics include raw emotion, individualistic aspects, revolutionary ideas, and at times exotic. : the art of Ancient Greece and Rome, by way of the Renaissance) too confining. The onset of the Civil War marked the end of romanticism and the beginning of realism. Sunset in the Yosemite Valley, 1868. In the 1830’s, America began to experience the impact of the Romantic Movement that was transforming European civilization. American Romanticism. This movement characterized by creative and cerebral skills originated in Europe in the late 18th century. Romanticism was a type of reaction to Neoclassicism, in that Romantic artists found the rational, mathematical, reasoned elements of "classical" art (i.e. Like the European movement of which it was an offshoot, American Romanticism was in a broad sense a new attitude toward nature, humanity, and society that espoused individualism and freedom. Albert Bierstadt 1830-1902. Romanticism was a movement that dominated all genres; including literature, music, art and architecture; in Europe and the United States in the first half of the 19th century.It originated in late 18th century as a reaction against the ideals of order, calm, harmony, idealization and rationality which marked Classicism in general and late 18th-century Neoclassicism in particular. Emanuel Leutze (1816 - 1868) Washington Crossing the Delaware, 1851. American Romanticism In Art. Romanticism is a movement that encompasses the fields of visual art, architecture, music and literature. "Catskill Mountain House: The Four Elements" (1843-4) by Thomas Cole. Characteristics of American Romanticism include many aspects. What Is American Romanticism? The movement commenced in approximately 1828 in America.
Cole was part of the Hudson River School of landscape painters. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1867. Storm in the Rocky Mountains (Mount Rosa), 1886.