Middle age art:


In a minimum of 2 well developed paragraphs, discuss how the following paintings reflect the social and historical context of sixteenth-century Holland. Consider the influence of religion, commerce, social structure, and/or patrons of the art in your response. Offer specific examples of how the subject of each painting reflects the society and culture in which it was created. Frans Hals, Officers of the Haarlem Militia Company of Saint Adrian, c. 1627 Rembrandt van Rijn, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, 1632 Johannes Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance, c. 1664