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How to Look at Great Art-Works in 16-18

How to Look at and Understand Great Art - Works Discussed in Lectures 16-18

Lecture 16: Subject Matters (11-02-2019)
Van Eyck Brothers. Ghent Altarpiece. c. 1432. Cathedral of St. Bavo, Ghent, Belgium.
Rubens, Peter Paul. Elevation of the Cross. c. 1610-1611. Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, Antwerp Cathedral, Belgium.
Rubens, Peter Paul. Arrival of Maria de' Medici at Marseilles. 1622-1625. Musee du Louvre, Paris.
Rubens, Peter Paul. Coronation of the Queen. 1622-1625. Musee du Louvre, Paris.
Peeters, Clara. Self-Portrait. First half of 17th century.
Peeters, Clara. Still-Life with Fish. 1621. Museo National del Prado, Madrid.
Renard de Saint-Andre, Simon. Vanitas: Still Life with Skull, Sheet Music, Musical Instruments, Shells, and Hourglass. 17th century. Musee des Beaux-Arts, Marseille, France.
van Ruisdael, Jacob. View of Haarlem. 1670. Kunsthaus, Zurich.
Rubens, Peter Paul. Self-Portrait with His Wife Isabella Brant in the Honeysuckle Bower. 1609-1610. Alte Pinakothek, Bayerische Staatsgemaeldesammlungen, Munich, Germany
Rubens, Peter Paul. Rubens and his Second Wife, Helene Fourment, in the Garden. 1631. Alte Pinakothek, Bayerische Staatsgemaeldesammlungen, Munich, Germany
Vermeer, Johannes. Woman Reading a Letter. c. 1662-1663. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Chardin, Jean-Baptiste-Simeon. Soap Bubbles. After 1739. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Homer, Winslow. Snap the Whip. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Tanner, Henry Ossawa. The Thankful Poor. 1894. Private collection.
Rogers, John. Football. Collection of the New-York Historical Society.

Lecture 17: Signs - Symbols, Icons, and Indexes in Art (11-02-2019)
van Gogh, Vincent. Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe. 1889. Stavros S. Niarchos Collection, Athens.
van Gogh, Vincent. Van Gogh's Chair. 1888. The National Gallery, London.
van Gogh, Vincent. Gaugin's Chair. 1888. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.
da Fabriano, Gentile. Adoration of the Magi. 1423. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy.
Van der Goes, Hugo. Portinari Altarpiece. 1476-1479. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy.
Ghirlandaio, Domenico. Adoration of the Shepherds. 1485. Sassetti Chapel, Santa Trinita, Florence, Italy.
Vigee-Lebrun, Elisabeth. Marie Antoinette and Her Children. c. 1788. Chateaux de Versailles et de Trianon, Versailles.
Hunt, William Holman. The Awakening Conscience. 1853. Tate Gallery, London.
Van Eyck, Jan. Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife. 1434. The National Gallery, London.
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da. Conversion of Saint Paul. 1600-1604. Cerasi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome.
Bosch, Hieronymus. Garden of Earthly Delights. c. 1500-1505. Museo National del Prado, Madrid.
Picasso, Pablo. Demoiselles d'Avignon. 1907. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo. Baldacchino. 1624-1633. St. Peter's Basilica, Rome.
Warhol, Andy. Marilyn. 1967. Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen, Berlin.
Friedrich, Caspar David. Abbey in an Oak Forest. 1809-1810. Neue Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.

Lecture 18: How Artists See Others (11-02-2019)
Raphael (Raffaello Santi). Pope Leo X with Cardinal Giulio de' Medici and Luigi de Rossi. c. 1517. Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Italy.
Rembrandt van Rijn. Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp. 1632. Mauritshuis Museum, The Hague.
De Keyser, Thomas. The Four Burgomasters of Amsterdam Learning of the Arrival of Maria de' Medici on September 1 1638. 1638. Mauritshuis Museum, The Hague.
Rembrandt van Rijn. The Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq (The Night Watch). c.1642. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Piero della Francesca. Duke and Duchess of Urbino. 1465. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy.
van Gogh, Vincent. The Postman. Rijksmuseum Kroeller-Mueller, Otterlo, The Netherlands.
Rubens, Peter Paul. Arrival of Maria de' Medici at Marseilles. 1622-1625. Musee du Louvre, Paris.
Schadow, Johann Gottfried. Double Portrait of the Princesses Luise and Friederike of Prussia. 1797. Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
Bartolini, Lorenzo. Tomb of Countess Sofia Zamoyski Ctzartoriski of Warsaw. c. 1837. Santa Croce, Florence, Italy.
Donatello. Equestrian Statue of Gattamelata. 1447-1453. Piazza del Santo, Padua, Italy.
Borglum, Gutzin, and workers. Mount Rushmore. Keystone, SD.
David, Jacques-Louis. The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries. 1812. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
Van Dyck, Anthony. Charles I, King of England. c. 1635. Musee du Louvre, Paris.
Amerling, Friedrich von. Portrait of Princess Maria Liechtenstein (1808-71) wife of Ferdinand Joseph John Lobkowicz. c.1845. Lobkowicz Collections, Nelahozeves Castle, Czech Republic.
Manet, Edouard. Eva Gonzales. 1870. The National Gallery, London.
Warhol, Andy. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (Rauschenberg). 1963.
Picasso, Pablo. Gertrude Stein. 1906. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Anguissola, Sofonisba. Portrait of the Artist's Sisters and Brother. c. 1555. Methuen Collection, Corsham Court, Wiltshire, UK.