Art History 9:1:11

Art History 9:1:11 - Art History 9/01/11 Alter Piece with...

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Art History 9/01/11 Alter Piece with the Baptism of Christ by John the Baptist Isabel personally tended to her mother when she fell ill this is why Isabel in pink is tending to the woman in bed who is St. Elizabeth Virgin Mary shown holding John but she was not there for the birth of John The visitation is the missing portion of this work Virgin Mary is typically shown to wear blue in the Southern European countries Mary represented in a number of different colors in the north Virgin Mary presents John the Baptist to his father Mirror with guilding around it comes from Juan van Eyck Tile floor sign of wealth Brazire - Container with burning coals, a portable fireplace Isabel holds a plate of cherries that is associated with paradise or eden Clock an illusion to the short life of John the Baptist and Jesus Herod II's Banquet The man holding the head of John the Baptist is Herod II Herodius John the Baptist Could be portraits of French monarchs
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course ART HISTOR 10032 taught by Professor Barbaravonbarghan during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

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Art History 9:1:11 - Art History 9/01/11 Alter Piece with...

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