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Romanticism was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe towards the end of the 18th century, characterized by an emphasis on emotion, individualism, and nature.



Romanticism arose as a reaction against the Enlightenment’s focus on reason, and the Industrial Revolution’s impact on society.

Key Artists

  • Francisco Goya
  • William Blake

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What defines Romanticism in art?
    Romanticism in art is defined by its focus on emotion, glorification of the past, and the sublime beauty of nature.

  2. How did Romanticism influence art?
    Romanticism influenced art by introducing new subjects like landscapes and scenes of daily life, and emphasizing personal emotional expression.