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How is the painting, Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride, by Jan van Eyck, influenced by...

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Posted May 30, 2013 at 7:18 AM via web

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How is the painting, Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride, by Jan van Eyck, influenced by Nature, Classical Greek and Roman art according to Leon Battista Albertini?

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Kay Morse | College Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted May 30, 2013 at 11:01 PM (Answer #1)

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Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride shows the influence of nature because of the minute attention to the natural detail of the surface of things, like fur, human dimensions and the drape of cloth. It shows Classical Greek and Roman influence because of the realistic rendition of the human form.

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