lesson 8 assignment-work - In demonstrating linear...

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In demonstrating linear perspective in art I have selected to write about The Races (Les courses) by Edouard Manet pg 235, Primavera by Sandro Botticelli pg 255, and the Madonna of Chancellor Rolin by Jan van Eyck pg 257. I will also demonstrate aerial perspective with the examples of View of Haarlem from the Dunes of Overveen by Jacob van Ruisdael pg 475 and the Impression-Sunrise by Claude Monet pg. 492. The Races (Les courses) by Edouard Manet it is a lithography that uses of linear perspective at the sides of the racetrack seem as if they will intersect and instead of running parallel thus creating the illusion of space. The central point of convergence of the piece is the horses. In the Primavera by Sandro Botticelli the central point of convergence is the woman directly below Cupid. The illusion of space is created with the idea the trees are behind the woman and the others present are in front of her. In the Madonna of Chancellor Rolin the point of convergence is the structure in the middle of the river. The View of Haarlem from the Dunes of Overveen by Jacob van Ruisdael shows aerial perspective the
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ART 001 taught by Professor Amburgy,patricia during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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