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Introduction

The focus of this module is the painting, sculpture and architecture in the Flanders region of Northern Europe during the 15th century.

Also, this module will focus on the early Renaissance which occurred in Florence and the associated developments such as perspective, architectural advancements in dome construction and fresco paintings.

This module will cover Chap. 19 and Chap. 20 of the Stokstad/Cothren textbook. The requirements are:

  • Read Chap. 19
  • Read Chapter 20
  • View the Link
  • Complete the Chapter Review questions
  • Complete the Quizzes
  • Complete the Discussion Topic
  • Review the Supplemental materials

Chap. 19 Review (Questions:

Each answer requires 2 written paragraphs and should be at least 125 words. For each answer, choose 1 work to illustrate your point (unless one is already mentioned)–one paragraph should be devoted to answering the question and the 2nd paragraph should focus on your selected work and how it illustrates your point. 5 points each

  1. Explain how the oil painting technique allowed Flemish painters to achieve unprecedented descriptive effects in their work. Support your answer by discussing one specific work in this chapter.
  2. Discuss the symbolism that viewers of the period would have comprehended in the Merode Altarpiece or the Double Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife.
  3. Explain the development and production of printed books; what was the impact of printed books on European society?
  4. After viewing the link, describe how van der Weyden’s painting of the Deposition is different from other paintings by his contemporaries.

Module 1 See it in Person: The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art:

Follow the links below to see the online version of the exhibits at the Museum. Be sure to expand and read the Gallery Label.

Madonna and Child Enthroned (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Chap. 20 Review Questions:

Each answer requires 2 written paragraphs and should be at least 125 words. For each answer, choose 1 work to illustrate your point (unless one is already mentioned)–one paragraph should be devoted to answering the question and the 2nd paragraph should focus on your selected work and how it illustrates your point. 5 points each

  1. Explain the obstacle faced by Brunelleschi in the construction of the Florence Cathedral dome and his solution.
  2. How and why did the use/understanding of linear perspective have such an important impact on early Renaissance painting?
  3. What is the significance of Donatello’s David? Why is it unusual within Renaissance sculpture?
  4. View the traditionalbuilding link; explain the preparation involved and why fresco painting was so durable. What was the biggest challenge to fresco painters?

Module 2 See it in Person: The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art:

Follow the links below to see the online version of the exhibits at the Museum. Be sure to expand and read the Gallery Label.

Madonna and Child (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

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