Differences between the subject and/or style of 15th century art in Italy and 15th century art in Northern Europe.


  1. Identify differences between the subject and/orstyle of 15thcentury art in Italy and 15thcentury art in Northern Europe. How did “realism” in the North differ from the approach to realism in Italy? Please reference a specific work from both regions as part of your answer. (Chapters 19 and 20)2. Compare and contrast Leonardo Da Vinci’s Virgin of the Rocks, 1485 (figure 21-2 in your book) to Raphael’s Madonna of the Goldfinch, 1506 (figure Intro-4 in your book). How are they similar and how are they different? How is each painting typical of the individual artist’s style? Be as specificas possible, using terms from the chapter. (Chapter 21)3. Please discuss the development of Mannerism in the 16thcentury. First, define what Mannerism is and name 2 examples from your book, identifying the mannerist characteristics in each work. What are some of the current theoriesexplaining the development of this new style? (Chapter 21)4. Define each of the following terms and match it with a work of art from the book or lecture (please identify the work of art by artist, title, and date): donor portrait, humanism, linear perspective.

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