Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture in Italy and Netherlands

Analyze the Renaissance and Baroque sculptures in Italy and Dutch Baroque paintings.

The biblical hero David was a popular subject for sculpture and painting throughout the Renaissance and into the Baroque period. By studying, comparing, and contrasting sculptures of David created in the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries. You can begin to see the stylistic changes that occurred across these centuries. In a minimum of 2 well-developed paragraphs, discuss how the Dutch Baroque paintings reflect the social and historical context of sixteenth-century Holland.