Historia and Invention

 

Reading

Leon Battista Alberti, On Painting, Books 2 and 3

Giorgio Vasari, On Painting, chap. 1

Giovanni Battista Armenini, On the True Precepts of the Art of Painting, chaps. 4, 11

 

Painting and the Seven Liberal Arts

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Narrative Painting

The Book of Judith

The Banquet

 

The Murder Scene

 

After the Murder

 

Judith Victorious

 

 

Painting and Rhetoric

Inventio, Dispositio, Elocutio

 

 

 

 

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