Coosje van Bruggen

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa

    INTRODUCTION Oscar Wilde once said, “Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.” A portrait is defined as either a painting, picture, sculpture, or any form of artistic representation of a person, where the person’s facial expression is the main focus of the artwork. The goal of a portrait is so showcase the mood, attitude, or even characteristic of the person. In most cases, a portrait illustrates a person looking directly at the painter with…

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  • Mozart Worksheet Analysis Essay

    1. What were Mozart’s fetishes? What about his wigs? a. One of the main fetishes of Mozart was poop. He would talk about it with anyone around him and sometimes he would mention it in the letters he wrote to his family. Which in a way made him sound crazy around all the composers and royalty since they were very formal and educated people. b. Mozart never wore a wig. He mostly wore a wig for official occasions. The movie Amadeus over exaggerates with the party-joke wigs. There are even rumors…

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  • DBQ Old Hickory

    Old Hickory, the seventh president of the United States, prided himself greatly in his endeavors to help common men within his country. During his era he eradicated the 2nd national bank because his country wanted it, wrote a bill to displace Indians and vetoed an alarmingly high amount of bills. In all his flaws he was well liked by the people and was known as a man of the people. The Jacksonian period from the viewpoint of the common man, was a turning point in American history because of…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Essay

    Vincent van Gogh was born second out of six children on March 30, 1853 to a clergyman, Theodorus van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. During his childhood, Vincent displayed neither any indication of mental instability or inclination towards art making. Come 1869 he would become an apprentice for an art dealer firm Goupil & Cie at their headquarters in Paris. Eventually he would move to the branch in Hague where he would work for over a decade. At about this time his depression became apparent.…

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  • The Great Gatsby Dance Class Analysis

    No one likes to admit they are shy, timid, an introvert, or nervous. I was able to feel all of these wonderful emotions before starting the class. The class description read, “All of the assigned readings have dancing woven through them: The Great Gatsby selections from the Harlem Renaissance and samples from Latino writers. Daily activities include class discussions of readings viewing documentaries and taking dance lessons. The last sentence read, “taking dance lessons.” I felt empathetically…

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  • The Starry Night Analysis

    Influencing Perception The Differences between Rocks at Belle-Île, Port-Domois by Claude Monet and The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh are all the more striking when one accounts for their similarities. In this paper, we will examine both pieces by how they were made, their historical context, as well as they compare to each other. At the time of its creation Van Gogh is going through great emotional turmoil, having been institutionalized for cutting off his own ear and offering it to a…

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  • Haydn's Surprise Symphony Analysis

    each other’s rehearsals. Mozart even dedicated six quartets to his dear friend. They were close colleagues and respected each other. After Haydn died, Mozart’s Requiem was played to honor him. On his way home, Haydn met a young composer named Ludwig Van Beethoven, in 1792. Beethoven showed Haydn one of his compositions, and Haydn was impressed. He took the young composer in as his pupil for a short duration of…

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  • History Of The Trail Of Tears

    What was the Trail of Tears? The Trail of Tears was the beginning of the end for the Native Americans. The conflict started back in the 1800s when white people began to settle in the Native American territory leaving them with nothing in the end. People who settled on the western frontier feared the Natives and their savage ways. The Natives wanted nothing to do with the settlers and the settlers wanted the land they thought they were duly entitled to. George Washington, the President at the…

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  • Geometric Habits Of Mind

    had demonstrated for me what it looks like for a teacher to help his/her students move forward to higher Van Hiele levels of thought. These two systems of thinking, along with the readings and class activities, have helped to structure the discussions we have had as a class and the vision I have for my future classroom. The five phases of learning, as discussed by Howse and Howse in Linking the Van Hiele Theory to Instruction, should…

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  • The Arrival In Bethlehem Analysis

    The Arrival in Bethlehem was painted oil on wood in 1540 by an unknown artist or noted to be Master LC from the Netherlands (LC, Master). This painting is an excellent example of paintings that were left unfinished allowing the under drawing on the wood to be visible. The artist used oil as his or her painting medium and wood as his or hers canvas. According to The New York Times , “This image was apparently being worked on from front to back…” (Smith). This piece captures Mary and Joseph’s the…

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