Jan van Eyck's "Arnolfini Portrait" Comparison Essay by The Research Group

Jan van Eyck's "Arnolfini Portrait"
This paper compares two articles, which critique Jan van Eyck's "Arnolfini Portrait".
# 71655 | 690 words | 2 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Art (Fine Art)

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This essay argues that Erwin Panofsky's interpretation of Jan van Eyck's "Arnolfini Portrait" focuses on its sacramental nature,. The author relates that Linda Seidel's interpretation expands this focus and includes customs and socioeconomic factors of the era that help provide greater understanding of the work.

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"The Jan van Eyck portrait of the marriage of Giovanni Arnolfini and Giovanna Cenami provides room for interpretation from different perspectives The classic interpretation offered by Erwin Panofsky focuses on the religious ..."

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