An important part of my six weeks of study in northern Germany was visiting museums. I know it sounds obvious for studying drawing and painting… But viewing these works in person was a spiritual experience for me. 98 more words
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Research point: 'Find two paintings by different artists that represent the same mythological story and compare and contrast them'
For this task I have decided to compare and contrast two paintings entitled: ‘La Danae‘ by Antonio Correggio and ‘The Danae’ by Titian. As you can deduce from the titles they both represent the same mythological story but in a slightly different manner. 829 more words
For the final assignment I analysed the Renaissance painting entitled: ‘The Immaculate Conception’ by Piero di Cosimo (Denvir, 1980: p.132) using a spider diagram.
I particularly admire this image of the Virgin as she awaits the Holy Spirit. 161 more words
For the second part of this task I have annotated a print by Albrecht Durer. Originally trained as a goldsmith, Albrecht Durer was a German Renaissance artist who travelled to Italy to further his artistic ambitions. 168 more words
As part of this exercise I have annotated a Northern European painting (featuring several portraits) by the Van Eycks. I have selected the painting ‘The Madonna with Canon van der Paele’ in particular as I greatly admire the modelling of the flesh tones and reflections on the suit of armour.(Hughes and Faggin, 1970: Plate XLIX and p.95). 168 more words