Resources to help you study six great Renaissance & Impressionists artists: geography, timeline, video, helpful links and more!
The artists included are:
- Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
- Carolus Linnaeus
- Thomas Gainsborough
- Claude Monet
- Edgar Degas
- Berthe Morisot
As you study these artists, pay attention to how they creatively used light in their masterful works. If God had not created the light, they would not have been able to use it so well.
Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.
God saw that the light was good
God separated the light from the darkness.
- Genesis 1:3 - 4
Geography locations showing the birthplaces of these artists - Sweden (Linnaeus), Holland (Rembrandt) and England (Gainsborough) for three artists and Paris, France for the three Impressionists:
Timeline of the artists' birth and one famous piece of art from each master.
The Japanese Footbridge
In the Dining Room
Portrait by Manet
Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Educational videos from Khan Academy to provide more insight into some of the art pieces by these artists, geared toward the dialectic learner:
Night Watch by Rembrandt (1642)
Click the icon to watch a 6:37 video
Water Lilies by Monet (1918 - 1926)
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The Dance Class by Degas (1874)
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The Mother and Sister of the Artist by Morisot (1869/70)
Click the icon to watch a 3:35 video