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9.11: Conclusion and Contrast

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  • Conclusion and Contrasts

    The art and individual artists flourished during this time, developing new techniques and concepts from the dark, brooding colors of the Baroque to the finely stylized landscapes in Asia. As the cultures moved outside their usual boundaries, they brought ideas of their cultures and artistic methods with them, influencing local art.

    Northern Europe

    Baroque

    Italian Baroque

    Spanish Baroque

    Mexican Baroque

    The Betrothal of the Virgin
by Sebastian Lopez de Arreaga
Calling of Saint Matthew Two Women at a Window The Betrothal of the Virgin

    The Betrothal of the Virgin

    by Sebastian Lopez de Arreaga

    Calling of Saint Matthew

    by Caravaggio

    Two Women at a Window

    by Bartolome Murillo

    The Betrothal of the Virgin

    by Sebastian Lopez de Arreaga

    1. What are the similarities in each painting during the Baroque periods in each country?
    2. What are the differences in each painting?
    3. How does each artist use light, where does the light come from in each painting?
    4. How is tenebrism viewed in each painting?
    Movement Artist Image
    Northern European

    Baroque

    Johannes Vermeer girl with pearl earring
    Italian Baroque Artemisia Gentileschi Artemisia Gentileschi
    Spanish Baroque Diego Velazquez Diego Velazquez
    Mexican Baroque Sebastian Lopez de Arreaga Sebastian Lopez de Arreaga
    French Rococo Jean-Honore Fragonard Jean-Honore Fragonard
    Benin Empire Unknown benin head
    Mughal Period Farrukh Beg Farrukh Beg
    Qing Period Wang Hui Wang Hui
    Kano School Kano Eitoku Kano Eitoku

    1. What are the results of using the dark colors of the Baroque period and the gold of the Kano School?

    2. What differences in complexity between the Qing Period and Rococo?

    3. What are the similarities and differences between the head of the Velazquez pope and the head of the Oba?

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