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Choose Three French Impressionist Landscapes


La Moulin de la Galette, Reading and Pool of Water Lilies 18th Century

Choose three (3) works of art from three artists from the Baroque period through the Postmodern era. Your three (3) works of art should come from the time periods or art movements covered in the reading from Unit 4 and Unit 5. Your choices must comply with the following criteria:

The 3 artworks chosen must be of the same style or time period. For example, you can choose one of the following suggestions:
3 Baroque works of art, or
3 Impressionist works of art, or 3 Abstract Expressionist works of art, etc..
Do not mix up time periods or styles.

The works of art must have a similar theme. For example: 3 landscapes, or 3 works that focus on religious content, etc.
Out of the three works of art by the three (3) artists selected, you must choose at least two (2) works from two artists discussed in the textbook.
If you decide to choose one work of art that is not featured in the textbook, the artist must be discussed in the text. Begin your search by reviewing artists in the text. Then you can search other internet sources for their other works of art.

Please note: Your three (3) works of art must be from the same time period, same style, and have a similar theme.

There is a part two for this assignment next week.

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Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies, by Claude Monet, painted in 1899. Reference: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (2010). Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies. Retrieved from http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/european_paintings/bridge_over_a_pond_of_water_lilies_claude_monet/objectview.aspx?collID=11&OID=110001575

Le Moulin de la Galette, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, painted in 1876. Reference: Pioch, N. (July, 2010). Renoir, Pierre-Auguste:Le Moulin de la Galette. Web ...

Solution Summary

Choice of three French Impressionist paintings, with Web-based citation for each of the three paintings chosen for a later essay assignment, and #brief# discussion of how the three chosen works are alike in style.