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Week 4 AssignmentWeek 4 AssignmentART101: Art Appreciation
Week 4 Assignment2One of the images I chose for this assignment was " Madonna del Prato' created by Raphael in 1505-1506. This painting is of a women sitting in a meadow watching her two young children play. This painting is from the Renaissance Movement. You can see the characteristics in the painting by the cross the children are playing with. The painting is described as depicting Lady Madonna watching John the Baptist and Christ playing together. In a way a premonition to Lady Madonna of John the Baptist and Christs passion, death, and resurrection. The staff you seethe children playing with contains a cross which adds to the common artwork of this time frame. Showing the Catholic religion and other depictions of religion in paintings. When viewing the painting you can see it is an oil-based painting which gives that dark hue like image. In this time the colors were meant to also have meaning, per this image the red depicts Christ's death and blue was a symbol of the church. When viewing the picture more I see the hills in the background and also what appears to be a small village. This is, in my opinion, their home and where they probably wondered from to play. You see two little red flowers off to the side of LadyMadonna which seems to be the only flowers viewable in the image. I also view what appears to

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