Select two (2) Baroque style paintings from the Websites below that no other student has selected. Identify each as to artist, date, and title or description. From the summaries of the Baroque style’s features in our class text, identify specific key aspects of each painting that fit the Baroque style. Explain why you selected each and what you like or dislike about it. Compare this style to a modern film, type of film, or to a modern situation.
- Baroque samples at http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/1600-1700-the-Baroque.html ; scroll down and see the captions by each illustration; also, seehttp://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/1600-1700-the-Baroque.html
- Examples of Baroque paintings from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam athttps://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/explore-the-collection/styles/baroque (click on images; go full-screen; click “i” for info on the artist and date and painting)