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  • Robert Campin's The Mérode Altarpiece Analysis

    1425-1428, oil on oak) in this painting. Of course, mainly because Rogier van der Weyden was a student of Robert Campin. But in my opinion, there is this very similar spirituality that is laid down on both paintings, and it was something that Robert could teach Rogier, it was something they both had (and possibly what established their connection.) In “The Mérode Altarpiece” “the smallest details are meticulously worked to reflect reality on a two-dimensional plane. Illusionistic effects are…

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  • Figural Painting Analysis

    visual to the viewer. The painting now speaks for itself in the ways in which the artist chooses to paint the intended subject. Now we see clear figural depictions of important people in the catholic faith, which in the case we concluded to be the Virgin Mary and her son,…

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  • The Penitent Magdalene Analysis

    Although at first glance Titian’s (Tiziano Vecellio) “The Penitent Magdalene” (1555 - 1565) and Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Virgin and the Child with St. Anne”(1503) might seem like completely unrelated paintings, only relatable in the fact that they are both of christian themes. The both tell us that devotion is not something one is gifted with, it is something someone earns through action, and that one is never late to be penitent and to repent. Both Titian and da Vinci both chose to represent…

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  • Bernal Diaz's The Conquest Of New Spain: Analysis

    gets individual or extensive attention. Dona Marina seems to fill a type of “Virgin Mary” role in the conquest. In the Catholic Bible, Mary is the only woman who has never sinned; this is why she is chosen to be the Mother of Jesus. Although Dona Marina was a native, she helped the Spaniards; she was different from those she was born among. In the eyes of the Spanish, she was helping the right side. In the Catholic Bible, Mary gives life to Jesus, which allows him to become the savior of…

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  • Compare And Contrast Pieta And St. Michelangelo

    quality stones of this time period. Michelangelo used sculpting as he choice of work to replicate The Virgin Mary and Jesus. The Pieta is an Italian Renaissance styled sculpture. The Pieta contains much detail as well as different textures. Michelangelo makes it easy for the viewer to distinguish personification in his artwork. He makes Mary unnaturally larger than her son of 33 years. Michelangelo makes Mary the focal point by using a triangular shape. Bernini made The St. Peter’s Piazza an…

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  • Adoration Of The Shepherds Analysis

    This painting got me admiring it which looked artificial where it was godly and that painting is “The Adoration of the Shepherds” by Joachim Antonisz Wtewael. The Painting is located at The Legion of Art under the galleries of countless Renaissance Pieces and Baroque pieces that all have resembling quality that resemble the one I choose. The Piece that I choose is an Oil on Canvas which was created in 1598-1599 from a Dutch Artist Wtewael. The piece got my attention for having a similar style…

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  • The Virgin And The Child Reading Analysis

    The Virgin and the Child Reading or Ince Hall Madonna, an oil painting that painted by Jan Van Eyck in 1433. It was a painting near the early renaissance, therefore, this artwork present religious idea, which is about the Catholic’s Madonna. However, gods in religious paintings were starting to be humanized. “Jan van Eyck is credited with originating a style of painting characterized by minutely realistic depictions of surface effects and natural light.” (The Nation Gallery) Van Eyck was a…

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  • Revelations Of Divine Love Analysis

    Julian of Norwich, in her Revelations of Divine Love, synthesizes the asceticism which had permeated the Roman Catholic Church from its earliest history with the philosophical advancements made by Saint Thomas Aquinas only one hundred and fifty years before her. She does this seamlessly and almost certainly unintentionally, demonstrating that the philosophical developments of Saint Thomas Aquinas were familiar concepts to her such that they shaped her mystic religious view. Despite the…

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  • Madonna And Child Enthroned With Saints Analysis

    The painting, “Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints”, also known as, Colonna Altarpiece, is an Italian renaissance painting completed by Raphael in 1504. The altarpiece is painted on wood with oil and gold and its main panel is 172.4cm by 172.4 cm and depicts a woman sitting in a throne like chair in the middle third of the painting. She is dressed in a red dress covered by a black cloak with white spots, which covers most of her body from her hair to her feet. The folds in her cloak are…

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  • Definition Of Passion Essay

    Many truly don’t know the complete meaningful definition of the word passion. Passion in the dictionary is a very vague and simple definition. The definition defines passion as a strong emotion. There are many strong emotions out there in the world that the word passion can be confused, or can be used in the wrong context. It seems like people have taking away the true meaning of passion. People have overlooked the word and substituted the definition with a definition that will never truly…

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