Surname 1NameInstructorCourseDate of submissionMuseum Art Project1. Object StudyFig 1. The Virgin of the Rocks. Painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The National Gallery of Art.The Virgin of Rocks painting is also referred to as Madonna of the Rocks. This artworkwas done by Leonardo da Vinci between 1495 and1505. The painting was designed using a medium of oil on a wooden panel. The painting features Madonna, John the Baptist, baby Jesus and an angel from a rocky setting. The Virgin of Rocks artportrays the detailed and deep meaning of features such as the connection between the holy, heavenly world (Christ and the angels) and man (John the Baptist and Mary). The dark rock in the background represents the earth in which sin has dominated all over. Light has been used in the setting to signify that John the Baptist brought new hope and prepared the way for Jesus. The painting demonstrates the value of purity in connection to the heavenly world. Christ and the angels are from heaven while Mary and John
Surname 2the Baptist are from the earth yet considered pure. The major historical element portrayed in the painting is the old lobs worn by Mary.Fig. 2. Entombment.Painting by Michelangelo Buonarroti. The National Gallery Art.The art of Entombment was done by Michelangelo Buonarroti around 1500 to 1501. The painting was done on a medium of Tempera panel. The art shows placing of Christ into a garden tomb while carried by Saint John, Mary Magdalene and Joseph of Arimathea who donated his tomb for Jesus’ burial. The fact that Mary Magdalene bows for a dead body of Christ signify humbleness. The other characters also show humbleness by carrying and taking the body to the tomb. The main message portrayed, therefore is that we should always be humble irrespective of our social classes. The historical aspects featured in the art of embodiment is the tomb, which was used for burial and the old lobs worn by the characters.Fig. 3. Virgin and Child with Angel. Painting by Botticelli Sandro. The Art Institute of ChicagoThe picture shows the Virgin Mary holding Jesus Christ (the child) while an angel watches within a close range. The painting is rich in symbols, which reveal the significance of Jesus Christ’s life on earth.
Surname 3The cup on the table symbolizes his acceptance to shed his blood to so that man is forgiven of hissins. The cup mainly signifies the holy eucharist and Jesus future sacrifice on the cross. The setting sun in the background symbolizes the start of the new beginnings as the child shown will set man free from sins.Fig. 4. The Crucifixion of the Redeemer with Angels. Painting by Duccio. The Museum of Fine Arts, BostonThe painting depicts the cross and mourners in grief around the virgin Mary. On the far end, there is a soldier and an onlooker who appears to be exploding in an outburst. There are alsotwo anonymous Saints on both sides of the middle portrait. The painting was done on wood but the standard construction and gold backgrounds make it stand out.
Surname 4Fig. 5. The Last Supper.
- Fall '18
- Ms. Smith
- Leonardo Da Vinci, Mary Magdalene