Art made during the Baroque period in Europe took many forms. Today, we will look at the various styles and/or genres of art made in different parts of Europe at this time.[30 mins] Compare and contrast the examples of painting or architecture. Each example will be assigned to specific class members. Read over the examples and use/ analysis processes to compare/contrast the works. Submit a typed, double-spaced paper to the drop box (U3CP2) by March 25. Please use the following to format your paper.
Rubens and Rembrandt (last name A–I)
Answer the following questions for each work
Painting–What does this image depict? What is being emphasized? How does the artist use color and/or light? What are the social, political, economic, or religious factors that are important to understanding this work?
Smarthistory | Peter Paul Rubens, The Presentation of the Portrait of Marie de’ Medici https://smarthistory.org/rubens-the-presentation-of-the-portrait-of-marie-de-medici/
Smarthistory | Rembrandt, The Night Watch
Versailles and St. Peter’s (last name S–Z)
Architecture–Where is this located: palace, church, capitol, other? For whom was this structure made? What past architecture influenced the design? What are the social, political, economic, or religious factors that are important to understanding this structure?
Louis le Vau, André le Nôtre, and Charles le Brun, Château de Versailles – Smarthistoryhttps://smarthistory.org/chateau-de-
The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Panoramic View of the Palace and Gardens of Versailles
The Metropolitan Museum of Art | The Papacy and the Vatican Palace
Giovanni Paolo Panini | Interior of Saint Peter’s, Rome | The Met
Films on Demand | Rembrandt: Great Artists (Series 1)