Tag Archives: contrapposto

Visit to Joseph Wright Gallery, Derby

During the course of Part 4 of this course I had come to realise that my previous perceptions of some artists were through lack of knowledge about either the artist, the technique or even just the period and this was … Continue reading

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Exercise: Study some mythological subjects

This exercise is posted in the course material with two differing sections: ‘Choose two or three paintings of a mythological subject and research the story behind these paintings.  Where did the story originate, for example? Think about how the myths … Continue reading

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15th – 17th Century – Summary of notes

Tutor report notes with suggestions/corrections are at the end of each section. 15TH CENTURY NOTES POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FACTORS Florence became region state from city-state due to threat of invasion from the North being removed and Florence looking back … Continue reading

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16th Century notes

PERSONAL NOTE:  Catholic cult – symbolised by Law in Hans Holbein’s Allegory of the Old and New Testaments (p. 464 WHA) contrasted by Protestant belief in salvation by faith and grace – difference between Catholic and Protestant …. Note of … Continue reading

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