Classroom Use of the Art Print
van der Weyden, Rogier, Arts & Activities
Rogier van der Weyden (Flemish; about 1400-1464). Saint Luke Drawing a Portrait of the Virgin, about 1435-40. Oil and tempera on panel; 54 1/8" x 435/s". Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
THINGS TO LEARN
* During the later Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, the art of Europe was divided. Art produced in the northern countries of Germany, Holland, Flanders, and northern France continued to be more Gothic than than the art of southern Europe. In Italy, for example, art rapidly became much more colorful and realistic.
Students can advance their understanding of this difference by getting to know examples of both northern and southern works of art from about the same …
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Publication information: Article title: Classroom Use of the Art Print. Contributors: van der Weyden, Rogier - Author. Magazine title: Arts & Activities. Volume: 137. Issue: 1 Publication date: February 2005. Page number: 30. © 2009 Publishers' Development Corporation. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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