The Titan's Goblet (Thomas Cole)
Romantic art or romanticism, developed in reaction to the technique called neoclassicism. It is therefore described as anti-classicism. It was one of the dominant European styles for generations. During their heyday in the 1800s, artists often used both romanticism and classicism simultaneously. Many of today's artists have been either directly or indirectly influenced by romanticism
This is a English romanticism art work done by Thomas cole. He is regarded as the founder of the Hudson River school an American art movement that flourished in the mid-19th century. Thomas coles art work was known for its realistic and detailed portrayal of American landscape and wilderness which feature themes of romanticism.
The titan’s goblet is being called “a picture within a picture and the landscape within a landscape.” As the titan’s goblet is taken from the inspiration of greek mythology and the other side of the painting is the landscape with building, ships, bathers etc.
In The above painting there is a sense of the fantastic. Comprehensive art is seen in Thomas cole art works. This painting titles about the Titan’s. It goes back to the greek mythology . The Titans ,also known as the elder gods ,ruled before the Olympians overthrew them. Goblet means a drinking glass with a foot and a stem.
The goblet is placed on the mountain which is near to the sea coast. At the bottom of goblet the falls, a seaside city ,some sailing ships is shown. On the goblet top cut , Sailing ships are there and of the buildings on the banks of this enormous artificial lake with trees.