Exam 2 Chapter 20 PDF

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Unformatted text preview: the Hapsburg archduke and archduchess (Albert and Isabella) o Some of the paintings in the collection are recognizably those of Rubens • This painting was a collaboration between the two artists o Brueghel began the work and left room for Rubens to finish it • Rubens paintings in this painting exemplify his wide range o There are pictures of mythological scenes and pictures of tiger hunts Notes on the Baroque in the Protestant North: • Protestant artists were not concerned in the flamboyant, illusionistic style of the Catholics. Frans Hals, The Jolly Toper, oil on canvas, ca. 1628 • This painting is a great example of Hals’ more mature style • This painting might have been made to represent an allegory of taste, one of the Five Senses o This was a popular theme in the 17th century • This painting combines the robustness of Rubens’ style with a Caravaggesque flair for the capturing of the “dramatic moment” o The Jolly Toper does seem to be caught in mid- action • Everything about this painting evokes spontaneity o The twinkling eyes, the half- open mouth, the teetering wine glass, etc. o Hals’ quick way of setting form also alludes to this feeling • The completed picture has the intimacy of a sketch o This is due to the use of split- second technique Note: Rembrandt, along with many other Protestants, viewed stories from the Hebrew Bible, or the Old Testament, as direct accounts of God’s dealings with humans. Images that throw Old Testament imagery onto New Testam...
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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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