Exam 2 Chapter 20 PDF

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Unformatted text preview: ent ideas and ones that show the Old Testament nature of God were acceptable subjects for Protestants. Rembrandt van Rijn, The Blinding of Samson, oil on canvas, ca. 1636 • This painting shows Rembrandt was a masterful storyteller o This is achieved through Rembrandt’s newly developed style in the 1630’s. • This painting depicts the Hebrew world as one of violence and splendor o This notion is a very Baroque one §༊ There is this sense of cruelness, exoticism and drama • This work shows Caravaggio’s influence on Rembrandt o This can be seen in the lighting of the picture §༊ The theatrical light heightens the drama of the picture • This painting tells the story of Samson and Delilah Rembrandt can Rijn, The Night Watch, oil on canvas, ca. 1642 • This is Rembrandt’s most famous group portrait o This is because of it’s old darkened varnish • This depicts members of a military company o But, not everyone in the company is equally shown/ given equal pictorial weight • Rembrandt decided to make this painting a virtuosic performance o This painting is filled with movement and lighting §༊ These traits capture the excitement of the moment and provides a unique sense of drama • Apparently each member of the company paid equally to have this painting commissioned, but not every is depicted equally…eeek! Drama! Jacob van Ruisdael, The Jewish Cemetery, oil on canvas, ca. 1655- 70 • This painting is filled with nonrealistic elements o The ruined background is Egmond Abbey §༊ This suggests a contrast between the Jews and the Catholics §༊ This also suggests a...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/08/2014 for the course ARHS 1020 taught by Professor Miriamlilje during the Spring '12 term at Tulane.

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