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1599 – 1600ooil on canvasoContemporary tavern, then miracle of Jesus coming in with diagonal lightoVery dramatic lighting, dramatic sceneoAmbiguity, as Christ points to saint Matthew but we do not know which man is Saint MatthewoReinforce the idea, Christianity and conversion can happen to anyone of any ageoTenebrism: means darkness oLife-size painting oDiagonals is a staple in Baroque art Artemisia Gentileschi-Susannah and the Elderso1610ooil on canvasoshows the view of a vulnerable women subjected to the patriarchy -Allegory of Painting or Self-Portraito1630ooil on canvasotenebrism, dramatic lighting, showing herself of being an authority, osymbolic elements, ex. Gold chain, her ability to imitate what she sees in real lifeodiagonal lines, displays herself as a creative individual and shows her knowledge of the current styles of artSpainJuan Sanchez-Still Life with Quince, Cabbage, Melon, and Cucumbero1602ooil on canvasostrikingly lifelike
ofascination with spatial ambiguity, but also sensibility and interest in the qualitiesof objectsFrancisco de Zurbaran-St. Serapiono1628ooil on canvasoprimarily worked for the monastic ordersoportrays the martyrdom of St. Serapion whom sacrificed himself for Christian captivesorough hands and course ropes contrast with the off-white draping habit, a study of fabric and flesholike a tragic still-life, omysticism, meditation, horrific martyrdom but Zurbaran doesn’t give grisly details but conveys a still and contemplative sceneothe tenebrism (contrast between light and dark) provides a dramatic illumination of the saint’s body and is characteristic of Caravaggio’s style and the Baroque styleDiego Velazquez-Las Meninas(“The Maids of Honor”)o1656ooil on canvasocomposition raises questions about reality and illusion, creates an uncertain relationship between the viewer and the figures depictedoThe young girl (enfanta margarita) is the central figure oDwarfoThis image is the celebration of the painter:You can see a mirror in the back – reference to the Arnolfini double PortraitArtist is painting her parents – subject outside of the frameHuge canvas in the paintingHe has a red cross on his tunic – shows that he had been made a knightoWe are the viewer and the royals themselvesBartolome Esteban Murillo-The Immaculate Conceptiono1660-1665ooil on canvasFlanders/Flemish Art
Peter Paul Rubens-Self-Portrait with Isabella Brandto1609-1610ooil on canvasoportrait of Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens and his first wife Isabella Brantoseated in in a bower of honeysuckleoSymbolism: honeysuckle and garden are both symbols of love, holding of right hands represents union through marriageThe Dutch RepublicFrans Hals-Officers of the Haarlem Militia Company of St. Adriano1627ooil on canvasogroup portraiture documenting membership of corporate organizations was a Dutch specialityolively social evento

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