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Lot 1095: PIERRE COSTET Signed Painting 1934 Romantic Romanticism(31 views)
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Estimate: $300 - $500
20th century, French
oil on canvas
signed and dated Feb. 1934
Very good condition
Still, in common usage, Romanticism is often understood as a set of new cultural and aesthetic values. It might be taken to include the rise of individualism, as seen by the cult of the artistic genius that was a prominent feature in the Romantic worship of Shakespeare and in the poetry of Wordsworth, to take only two examples; a new emphasis on common language and the depiction of apparently everyday experiences; and experimentation with new, non-classical artistic forms.
starting 100 $