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ART 244 Research Paper

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13.16 Cimabue, Madonna Enthroned, c. 1280-90, tempera on panel (Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence)

13.25 Simone Martini, Annunciation, c. 1330, tempera on panel (Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence)

13.27 Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Allegory of Good Government, and Allegory of Bad Government, c. 1338-40, fresco (Plazzo Pubbilico, Siena)

14.1 Claus Sluter, The Well of Moses, 1395-1406, stone (Chartreuse de Champmol, France)

14.8 Robert Campin, The Mérode Triptych, c. 1425-30, oil on panel (The Cloisters, New York)

14.10 Hubert and Jan van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece, 1432, oil on panel (Church of St. Bavo, Ghent, Belgium)

15.4 Filippo Brunelleschi, Hospital of the Innocents, c. 1421, Florence

15.14 Donatello, Equestrian Monument of Gattamelata, c. 1445-50, bronze (Piazza del Santo, Padua)

15.16 Lorenzo Ghiberti, Gates of Paradise, east doors of the Baptistery of San Giovanni, Florence, 1425-52

15.40 Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, c. 1485, tempera on panel (Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence)

15.45 Leon Battista Alberti, Church of Sant’Andrea, Mantua, c. 1470

16.6 Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper, c. 1495-98, tempera (Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan)

16.8 Donato Bramante, Tempietto, San Pietro in Montorio, Rome, 1502-11

16.13 Michelangelo, David, 1501-04, marble (Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence)

16.22 Raphael, La Belle Jardinière, 1507, oil on panel (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

17.11 Agnolo Bronzino, Allegory of Venus, c. 1546, oil on panel (The National Gallery of Art, London)

17.25 Giulio Romano, Fall of the Giants from Mount Olympus, Sala dei Giganti, c. 1530-32, Palazzo del Te, Mantua

17.34 Andrea Palladio, Villa Rotonda, Vicenza, c. 1567-70

18.8 El Greco, The Burial of Count Orgaz, 1586, oil on canvas (Santo Tomé, Toledo, Spain)

18.14 Albrecht Dürer, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, 1498, woodcut (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

18.23 Hans Holbein the Younger, The Ambassadors, 1533, oil on canvas (The National Gallery of Art, London)

18.32 Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Return of the Hunters, 1565, oil on panel (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna)

19. 2 Caravaggio, The Calling of St. Matthew, c. 1599-1600, oil on canvas, Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome

19.5 Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes, c. 1625, oil on canvas (The Detroit Institute of Arts)

19.30 Gianlorenzo Bernini, David, 1623, marble (Galleria Borghese, Rome)

19.38 Diego Velázquez, The Maids of Honor, 1656, oil on canvas (Museo del Prado, Madrid)

20.6 Peter Paul Rubens, The Raising of the Cross, 1610-11, oil on panel (Antwerp Cathedral, Belgium)

20.20 Judith Leyster, The Proposition, 1631, oil on panel (The Royal Cabinet of Paintings, Mauritshuis, The Hague)

20.24 Rembrandt van Rijn, The Night Watch, 1642, oil on canvas (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

20.35 Jan Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance, c. 1664, oil on canvas (The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)

21.4 Nicholas Poussin, The Death of Germanicus, 1627-28, oil on canvas, (Minneapolis Institute of Art)

21.8 Claude Lorrain, A Pastoral Landscape, c. 1648, oil on copper (Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut)

21.22 Sir Christopher Wren, St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, 1675-1710

22.1 Jean-Antonie Watteau, A Pilgrimage to Cythera, 1717, oil on canvas (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

22.5 Francois Boucher, Portrait of Madame de Pompadour, 1756, oil on canvas (Alte Pinakothek, Munich)

22.7 Jean-Siméon Chardin, Soap Bubbles, c. 1733, oil on canvas (The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)

22.15 Canaletto, The Bucintoto at the Molo, c. 1732, oil on canvas (The Royal Collection, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)


Assignment Parameters

This assignment requires you to select a work of art from the list below, write a thesis statement and select a method of interpretation, research the work of art, write a research paper, and write one paragraph summarizing your findings to share with the class in a discussion. The paper must be 5 pages, typed (no larger than 12 point font and 1 ¼” margins), and double spaced. The Chicago Style is the required for citations and the bibliography (7 sources minimum/your textbook and Oxford Art Online count as sources).  

Blogs, wikipedia, and websites are not acceptable forms of research for any assignment in this course.

Research papers will not be accepted after March 17.


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