Art history

Painting : Sixtus in appointing platina as prefect of the Vatican

Can you tell me more about this painting, for example,
1) the character of Sixtus IV and his favoritism
2) How Renaissance is illustrated in the painting
3) How Humanist is illutrated.

thanks!
-Yvette

asked by Yvette
  1. Are you referring to a specific painting? If so, which one?

    Sra

    posted by SraJMcGin
  2. http://www.zaped.info/Sixtus_IV_Appointing_Platina_as_Prefect_of_the_Vatican_Library
    The fresco here?

    Read these carefully and take good notes.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sixtus_IV

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=Z6S&rlz=1R1GGLL_en___US379&q=renaissance+in+art&aq=f&aqi=g6g-m3&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=2ln&rlz=1R1GGLL_en___US379&q=humanism+in+art+renaissance&aq=2&aqi=g3g-m3&aql=&oq=humanism+in+art&gs_rfai=

    posted by Writeacher
  3. On the discussion board, post 150-500 words (not including references) arguing your position (either agree or disagree) regarding the following statement:
    Social, political, or economic conditions can alter the nature and meaning of art.

    posted by Norma

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