Contrast The Elevation of the Cross by Rubens with Rembrandt's Return of the Prodigal Son. Explain how each work reflects the artist and his temperament. How does each work mirror sociopolitical environment of each artist? Use one example from Gardner's Art through the Ages and one from the Internet.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 22, 2018, 5:36 am ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/art-music-and-creative-writing/art-history/the-elevation-of-the-cross-by-rubens-vs-rembrandt-s-return-of-the-prodigal-son-492818
As you briefly contrast The Elevation of the Cross by Rubens with Rembrandt's Return of the Prodigal Son, each work reflects the artist and his temperament and also mirrors the sociopolitical environments of each artist. Rubens uses chiaroscuro to enhance the drama of his piece. Using the style of Baroque, his piece reflects his era and its emphasis on religious fervor. paintings. His temperature also resonates in his use of pure color and the study of light.
Research also shows how Rubens's era's "intense religious strife" of his upbringing ...
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