Saturday, January 17, 2015

Art of the Renaissance

During the Renaissance, art changed in many ways. Look at the two pictures below. What differences can you see between the two. Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences), comparing and contrasting the pictures. When you have finished, be sure to comment on at least two other posts by your classmates.

The Kress Monnogrammist
The Adoration of the Magi
about 1550/1560
Oil on oak panel

Giovanni Agostino da Lodi
Adoration of the Shepherds
Oil on panel


  1. In both pictures there are people seeing Jesus. In the first picture the magi were visiting him. In the second picture the Shepherds were visiting him.

  2. The first picture is more realistic and detailed. The second picture is more animated and the colors are more vibrant.In both pictures there is jesus.