- 19-1 Analyze how Flemish painters gave scrupulous attention to describing the textures and luminosity of objects in the natural world and in domestic interiors, as well as having an extraordinary interest in evoking human likeness in portraits.
- 19-2 Uncover the complex symbolic meanings that saturated both settings and subjects of northern European paintings.
- 19-3 Explore the ways in which northern European paintings of the fifteenth century captured in concrete form the spiritual visions of their meditating donors.
- 19-4 Investigate the emergence of printing as a major pictorial medium.
IMAGES (be able to identify these images by title, general time period, medium, and culture of origin)
19-1 Double Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife (see also 19-13)
19-12 Man in Red Turban
19-10 Mérode Alatarpiece (Triptych of the Annunciation) (open)
19- 14 Ghent Altarpiece (closed)
19-15 Ghent Altarpiece (open)
19-27 The Buxheim St. Christopher
19-28 The Temptations of St. Anthony
p. 592 - Woodcuts and Engravings on Metal
19-29 The City of Nuremberg
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.