With this title, you'll discover how the Age of Enlightenment expressed a passion for classical antiquity, symmetry, and balance. Use our 2 online educational video titles to explore the history of the 18th Century from the death of King Louis XIV to the advent of the French Revolution. Discover how the Age of Enlightenment (1715-1789) expressed a passion for classical antiquity, symmetry, and balance...the belief in an orderly universe...and the desire for perfection through knowledge. See magnificent artistic works by Boucher, Chardin, Jacques-Louis David, Fragonard, Gainsborough, Houdon, Reynolds, Watteau, and many others. Examine the developments of Rococo, Academicism, and fashionable salons. Listen to excerpts from musical compositions by J.S. Bach, Handel, Haydn, and Mozart.