Item Details

Gericault [1791-1824]

ARTE France
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Théodore Géricault read about the shipwreck and subsequent scandal of the Medusa, he felt compelled to re-create it on canvas. He worked obsessively on the project, executing studies, life-size sketches, painting portraits of the principal figures, and borrowed body parts from a local hospital to paint. Learn about Géricault's life, inspirations, the steps he undertook, and its legacy.
Release Date
1998
Run Time
30 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Originally released by ARTE France, 1998.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 22, 2016.
Series
Palettes III: Great Artists, Great Art
Palettes (Film for the Humanities (Firm))
Series Statement
Palettes (Film for the Humanities (Firm)) ; 3
Contents
  • Gericault: Introduction (3:07)
  • Géricault: Life of Gericault (2:03)
  • Géricault: History of the Medusa (5:05)
  • Géricault: Making the Painting (3:42)
  • Géricault: Inspirations (2:50)
  • Géricault: Composition (3:36)
  • Géricault: Shipwrecks (2:58)
  • Géricault: Characters on the Raft (2:10)
  • Géricault: Mythology (2:57)
  • Credits: Gericault [1791-1824]-Palettes III: Great Artists, Great Art (1:10)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : ARTE France, [1998]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2016.
Publisher no.
  • 120492s Films Media Group
  • 120502 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (29 min., 56 sec.)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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