- 22.1 Explore the impact of Italian art and ideas on the work and persona of German artist Albrecht Durer. Choose one of his works from the chapter, and discuss its Italianate features and the ways in which it departs from and draws on earlier northern European traditions.
- 22.2 Discuss the impact of the Protestant Reformation on the visual arts in northern Europe, focusing your discussion on types of subject matter that patrons sought.
- 22.3 Choose one European court that employed artists working in a “foreign” tradition from another part of Europe and assess how this internationalism fostered the breaking down of regional and national boundaries in European art. Be sure to ground your discussion in the work of specific artists.
- 22.4 Choose a work of art discussed in this chapter that displays extraordinary technical skill in more than one medium. How was its virtuosity achieved, and how is it highlighted as an important factor in the work’s significance?
IMAGES (be able to identify these images by title, general time period, medium, and culture of origin)
22- 5 Isenheim Altarpiece (closed)
22- 6 Isenheim Altarpiece (open)
22-7 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
22-8 Adam and Eve
22-19 Burial of Count Orgaz
22-20 Garden of Earthly Delights (open)
22-21 Garden of Earthly Delights (closed)
22-25 Return of the Hunters
22-26 The Harvesters
p. 706 The French Ambassadors
You should be familiar enough with other images presented in the text and lectures, so as to be able to support explanations of attribution and physical, formal, iconographical, and contextual analysis.