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2-18-11 - -major artist of period-entire career = genre...

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AD 227 Quenten Massys, Money-Changer and His Wife -high amount of detail -wife distracted by money, jewelry -genre scene -moralistic overtone -realism, Northern preoccupation -Mirror, reflecting church steeple Pieter Aertsen, Butcher's Stall -inverted composition, reverse of religious theme and daily life -traditional scene in background - bible reference -historical record of foods -crossed fish, religious symbol --pretzels eaten during lent -oyster reference - considered to be an aphrodisiac
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Pitier Bruegel the Elder, Netherlandish Proverbs
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Unformatted text preview: -major artist of period-entire career = genre scenes-depiction of proverbs Pitier Bruegel the Elder, Hunters in the Shadow-series of paintings for one patron-like a book of hours-shows life at the time of winter-only 1 rabbit caught, discouraging-fire showing the butchering of a hog-shows mountains, imaginary landscape, possibly the alps El Greco, The burial of Count Orgaz-during period of the spanish inquisition, counter reformation-extremely religious-studied with titian and Tinteretto-exaggerated mannerist style...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course AD 227 taught by Professor Kontos during the Winter '11 term at Purdue.

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