Art Case Study Essay

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Juan Luna
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Birthname Juan Luna y Novicio
Born October 23, 1857 (1857-10-23)
Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Died December 7, 1899 (1899-12-08) (aged 42)
Hong Kong
Studied Academia de Dibujo Y Pintura, Ateneo de Manila
Escuella de Bella Artes
Mother Laureana Novicio y Ancheta
Father Joaquín Luna de San Pedro
Field Painting, drawing, sculpting Movement Romanticism, Realism Works
Style of painting

Juan Luna's paintings are described as being vigorous, realistic and dramatic and with romantic elements. In a single brush stroke, he paints a fair of emotions that fills the beholder with drama and tragedy of his theme. His style shows the influence of Delacroix, Rembrandt, and Daumier. However, despite
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made two color contrasts on the painting of Juan Luna.

Leonardo da Vinci
Birthname Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci
Born April 15, 1452
Vinci, Republic of Florence, in the present day Province of Florence, Italy
Died May 2, 1519 (aged 67)
Amboise, Touraine (in present-day Indre-et-Loire, France) Nationality Italian
Field painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer
Style of painting
Leonardo da Vinci avoided the palette and mixed colors directly on the canvas, he applied thin layers of paint directly on the canvas in different colors one on top of the other to create a rich texture. He uses sfumato technique, a gradual dissolving of the forms themselves, continuous interaction between light and shade and an uncertain sense of the time of day.

Criticism

Mona Lisa (1503)

-Mona Lisa is arrogant you can point to the fact that she sits proudly, clothed in a luxurious fabric and is sitting in front of a beautiful landscape that she could own. And looking deeply in the painting you can see the resemblance of Mona Lisa to Leonardo Da Vinci. Clearly, he wanted to express his feminine side and painted…

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