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Re: Interpretations on a theme- narrative art


From: Litesal (litesal)
Date: Thu Jul 20 2000 - 08:00:14 PDT

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    > I don't think I've made myself understood. (Thank you for your help,
    > though). I'm looking for two artworks by two different artists that
    > interpret the same subject. Like Dali and Leonardo both painted the Last
    > Supper. Both paintings were similiar but also different. I want pairs of
    > artworks to compare and contrast that focuses on the same myth or story.
    > Michelle

    Dear Michelle,

    How about . . .
    The Crucifixion
         Marc Chagall (1943)
         Matthias Grunewald (1510-1515) (from the Isenheim Alterpiece)

    The David statues
         Donatello (1430-1432)
         Andrea Del Verrocchio (c. 1465)
         Michelangelo (1501-1504)
         Bernini (1623)

    Some others did the Last Supper
         Tintoretto (1594)
          Dirk Bouts (1464-1468)

    Madonna and Child
         Luca Della Robbia (c. 1455-1460)
         Jan Van Eyck (The Virgin with the Canon van der Peale, 1436)
         Giovanni Bellini (Madonna of the Trees c. 1487)
          Parmigianino (Madonna with the Long Neck, c. 1535)

    Venus
         Sandro Botticelli (The Birth of Venus, c. 1482)
         Titian (Venus of Urbino, 1538)

    The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian
         Antonello Da Messina (c. 1475-1477)
         Beorges De La Tour (The Lamentation Over St. Sebastian, c. 1630)

    Hope this helps, Leah
    I'd also look up mytholical heroes, I'm sure you'll find a lot there.

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