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Western Painting – Romanticism – Creatively Human!

Romanticism – The History
The era of Romanticism in art lasted for about half a century, spanning late eighteenth century to the mid nineteenth century. At this time, industrialization was taking roots and had become all-pervasive shaping the socio-political scene as well. In a way, the Romantics revolted against the scientific treatment of every aspect of life. They argued that science is such a bare realistic way of looking at things that steals away the beauty of living. Romanticism was characterized by a strong emotional undertone in all the creations, where the emphasis was more on the Symbolic representation of …