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4.20: Key Characteristics of Art- Renaissance through Baroque

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  • Identify and describe key characteristics and defining events that shaped art from the Renaissance through Baroque periods

    Learning Activities

    The learning activities for this section include:

    • Reading: Florence in the Trecento (1300s)
    • Reading: Florence in the Early Renaissance
    • Video: Linear Perspective: Brunelleschi’s Experiment
    • Video: How One-Point Linear Perspective Works
    • Video: Rogier van der Weyden, Deposition, c. 1435
    • Reading: Toward the High Renaissance
    • Reading: 1500–1600 End of the Renaissance and the Reformation
    • Reading: The Baroque: Art, Politics, and Religion in Seventeenth-Century Europe

    Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.

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