1. In what was the content (subjects) of 19th century Neoclassicism and Romanticism similar? Why was Neoclassicism the conservative style and Romanticism the liberal one? How are Delacroix and Ingres similar different in their respective painting styles?
2. The celebration of the American landscape in painting defined the Greatness of the United States and led to the concept of the Manifest Destiny, or the inevitable expansion of (white) America to the Pacific. What did you think of the different ways painters celebrated the American landscape?