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Stylistic differences between a 17th Century Baroque painter associated with the Catholic Counter Reformation and a 17th Century painter from the Netherlands

Please note this is a re-worked analysis after my tutor feedback for Assignment 3. The Catholic Counter Reformation of the 16th century  responded to the Reformation by the Protestants with both the Council of Trent and the formation of the … Continue reading

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Analysis – Saint Francis in Meditation by Francisco de Zurbaran

This analysis is a re-working of my original piece after tutor feedback taking into account any notes or suggestions made. Image courtesy of http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk. The portrait is one that is highly realistic and makes great use of the chiaroscuro technique, … Continue reading

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Post-War to Post-Modern

I have added notes or responses to my tutor feedback for this assignment at the end of these notes. This final chapter of World History of Art has been for me the most fascinating due to my misconceptions and lack … Continue reading

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Between the two World Wars

I have added notes or responses to my tutor feedback for this assignment at the end of these notes and also have made any necessary amendments. This is a chapter that I have both enjoyed and scratched my head concerning … Continue reading

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Art from 1900-1919

I have added notes or responses to my tutor feedback for this assignment at the end of these notes and also have made any necessary amendments. I fully admit that ‘modern art’ from the beginning of the 20th Century is … Continue reading

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Analysis of 3 paintings which demonstrate the way the political, economic and social changes affected the perception of women in the 19th Century

Please note this is a re-worked analysis after my tutor’s report and I have added a short reflection at the end. PAINTINGS CHOSEN: Alexandre Cabanel  of Mary Victoria Leiter. 1887.  Oil on canvas. Size is 51 x 37 inches (129.5 … Continue reading

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Impressionism to Post-Impressionism

I have added notes or responses to my tutor feedback for this assignment at the end of these notes and also have made any necessary amendments. POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FACTORS Franco-Prussian war ends in defeat – 1st German emperor … Continue reading

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