pick one that you feel most comfortable writing about. please be sure to identify it as Unknown A, B, C etc) Then, construct an argument as to whether it is the work of a Northern artist or and Italian artist and the century that you think it is done, and if pertinent the style. Be sure to support your claims with visual evidence, that is specific aspects of the painting that make you believe it is from that region and time. Your goal is to make a sound and convincing case. Keep in mind that it is not always clear cut and there may be aspects/characteristics of the painting you choose that may remind you of another region or era. It is okay to acknowledge that in the overall discussion, but don't let it eclipse your main argument. Otherwise you risk sounding wishy-washy and non-committed. You may also wish to speculate on the theme and again making sure to support claims with what you see in the image and with images you may have studied with similar imagery. That said, it will be important to consider if specific features or aspects of the image remind you of other paintings or the work of another artist. If you do compare it to a known make sure to discuss specific aspects of each that relate it to the other.
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