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Sign Your Art: Van Eyck and the Arnolfini Wedding Portrait

Alexandra Noelle Hesting
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(333)
Why would an artist paint himself into a wedding portrait? Is she pregnant? What is with that dog? Did he sign it in the center? Find the answers to these and more questions about the Arnolfini Wedding Portrait

Class experience

Symbolism in the northern renaissance is weird. Oranges show wealth, bare feet are a sign of holy ground and even breeds of dogs symbols of specific things. But it isn't very different from symbols today. I teach college-level art history and in art history II we look at symbolism in renaissance Europe showing the difference between the north and south (Italy) that would influence later events in history. 
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(333)
I'm an art historian based out of Kansas. I've always loved art and I want to help you develop a passion for art and history. I've taught for five years everything from preschool to college, and I love to share knowledge. I believe... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
25 min

Completed by 5 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
3-6 learners per class

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