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					                     Piece A
•    Title: Madonna and Child in Glory
•    Painted in 1360-1365
•    Materials used: Tempera and gold on panel
•    Answer the following questions:
    1. What do you notice above the heads of the
       people? What does that mean about them?
    2. What colors do you notice?
    3. Do you think the size of the people matter? Why
       or why not?
    4. Would this be a Middle Ages piece of art or
       Renaissance?
                      Piece B
•    Title: Miraculous Mass of St. Martin of Tours
•    Painted in 1440
•    Materials used: Tempera and gold on panel
     canvas
•    Answer the following questions:
    1. What do you notice about the background of the
       painting?
    2. Is Hieratic scale used? How so?
    3. Do the surroundings look true to life? Why or why
       not?
    4. Would this be a Middle Ages piece of art or
       Renaissance?
               Piece C
• Title: Madonna and Child with St.
  John
• Painted in 1510
• Materials used: oil on panel
• Answer the following questions:
  1. Do these figures have halos?
  2. Describe the landscape around the
     figures. Is the landscape heavenly or
     earthly?
  3. Would this be a Middle Ages piece of art
     or Renaissance?
                      Piece D
•    Title: Adoration of the Magi
•    Painted in 1550 - 1650
•    Materials used: Oil on oak panel
•    Answer the following questions:
    1. Do the buildings look true to life? Why or why not?
    2. Can you find any halos in the picture?
    3. Is hieratic scale used? How can you tell?
    4. Can you tell which people are normal and which
       people are the saints?
    5. Would this be a Middle Ages piece of art or
       Renaissance?
                   Piece E
•    Title: Bean Eater
•    Painted in 1582 - 1583
•    Materials used: Oil on canvas
•    Answer the following questions:
    1. Can you tell if the man in the picture is a
       saint?
    2. What colors do you notice in the picture?
    3. Describe what you think might be going on
       in the picture.
    4. Would this be a Middle Ages piece of art or
       Renaissance?
                    Piece F
•    Title: Adoration of the Shepherds
•    Painted in 1510
•    Materials used: oil on panel
•    Answer the following questions:
    1. Who do you think is painted here?
    2. Did the artist use hieratic scale? How can you
       tell?
    3. Do you see any halos?
    4. Would this be a Middle Ages piece of art or
       Renaissance?

				
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