Comparative Analysis: “The Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo” and “Self-portrait with Isabella Brandt” The Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo was finished by Bronzino in 1545 and is among the most famous works by the artist. The portrait is currently housed in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence in Italy. The oil on panel painting depicts Eleanor of Toledo sitting with her hands placed on the shoulders of one of her sons. Eleanor’s gesture in combination with the pomegranate motif on her dress presents her as a good example of a mother in the 115 cm by 96 cm painting. The painting presents Eleanor as an ideal woman of her time and helps to focus on the theme of good motherhood for prosperity of the society.
Melvin Williams Arth 1381 Professor Zalman 13 November 2014 Visual Analysis The painting, The Basket Chair c.1885 by Berth Morisot, and the painting The Orange Trees c. 1878 by Gustave Caillebotte, are both magnificent and interesting pieces that I got the opportunity to see. The paintings are both wonderful pieces and their composition overall is very impressive. Both paintings have different aspects in the way the artist displayed modernism, formal characteristics, class and gender, and the subject matter of the painting itself. These are great distinctions between Berth Morisot’s The Basket Chair, and Gustave Caillebotte’s The Orange Trees, but both paintings have their own distinctive style and sense of modernism that inspired the painters’
Study of Marilyn (Vanitas) II is one of the great fine art made by Jewish American artist Audrey Flack (1931, New York) in 1976, and made of oil over acrylic on canvas and it is 2.25 x 2.25 inches transparency was taken by the artist with the Hasselblad Camera and the projected from the slide onto the canvas where it was painted. It is purchased and housed in Arizona University Museum of Art. The reasons of choosing this painting are new realistic method and highly emotional and famine painting, famous photorealist, associated with life, death and pleasure, still-life painting and rich in symbols. Mainly, this painting refers to photographic expression of the vanities in life. According to article published in jewishvirtuallibrary.org “…it
Cimabue and Giotto were both very well known artists that both painted the Virgin and Child Enthroned. They both have the same meaning and the same subject. The Virgin and Child Enthroned have Madonna and Christ and it had the angels and the prophets. Comparing both of the artworks, they both have a different style. Cimabue and Giotto painting have a great symbolism behind their paintings and what it means for them.
Art was very popular during this time and was usually used by the wealthy people so they can remember their deeds and heritage. Ancient Rome ruled over Europe for over 1,000 years and got ideas from them. The Romans Also got ideas from other civilizations they have conquered and encountered (Art 1,3). Ancient Roman art was created around 800 B.C. to 500 A.D. ( Roman ).
(article) Anthony Van Dyck was a famous leading court painter in England. He was particularly well known for redefining the iconographical style as well as his fresh approach to new color schemes. Furthermore he also painted biblical and mythological subjects and was an accomplished engraver in his own
The sky is mainly drawn in white, pink and light purple, which are warm colors and they creates a hopeful feeling. However, cool and dark colors are utilized in drawing the plain, which implies a depressing mood in crossing the plain. Considering about form, linear and aerial perspectives are used in the drawing in showing the ways and direction of moving and expressing the depth and width of various views, like the layers of gross and the distance between plain and mountains, respectively. Moreover, the use of light and shadow effectively showing the distance of each objects as well as making the objects, for instance the costume and the characters in a three-dimensional proportion. For texture, the artist uses different line qualities to compose each objects.
Our armchair travels have taken us to Brazil, a vast country in South America. It stretches from the Amazon Basin in the north to vineyards and the massive Iguacu Falls in the south. Our first stop will be the city of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo is a vibrant financial center and is one of the world’s most populous cities. It is the largest city in South America situated on the Piratininga Plateau surrounded by rivers that flow out into the interior.
Velázquez, the most admired, perhaps the greatest European painter, who ever lived, influenced a miraculous gift for assigning a sense of truth. He gave the best of his talents to painting portraits, which capture the appearance of reality through the effortless handling of aesthetic paint. The greatest portrait painting of the 19th century was, “The Daughter of Edward Darley Bolt” (1882), which was Sargent most remarkable work and made his career as a fashionable portraitist begin to develop quickly. This artwork can be found at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in Massachusetts. El Jaleo is anther art piece of Sargent that is portraying a Spanish Gypsy dancer performing to the accompaniment of musicians.