Worksheet for Museum Report #2

Name ___________________________________________________________________________________
Begin this sheet while you are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Cloisters, complete it at home using your textbooks and information from Khan Academy.

Metropolitan Museum date of your visit ___________

# Required work Similar work on view at the Met. Find and look closely at each Sign your initials that you saw it
50. Vienna Genesis
     b. Jacob Wrestling the Angel
     a. Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well

Find a Byzantine Manuscript in the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries for Byzantine Art
Fully identify it:

 

 
53. Merovingian looped fibulae Find the cloisonne cross in gallery 303 in the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries for Byzantine Art  
54. Virgin (Theotokos) and Child between Saints Theodore and George Look at Byzantine paintings of the Virgin and Child in the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries for Byzantine Art  
57. Pyxis of al-Mughira

Find a similar ivory pyxis in gallery 457. About how large is it?                                
Comment on the carving:

 

Photograph yourself with this work.

 
68. The Arnolfini Portrait, Jan van Eyck

Find a van Eyck painting in gallery 641. Note the title here:

 

See The Annunciation by Hans Memling in gallery 953

 
202.

Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja) 

 

On view in Gallery 240.
Comment on this work:

 

Photograph yourself with this work.

 

Cloisters Museum   date of your visit _________________      Go with friends, the park is sometimes somewhat secluded.

1
) Wander around the museum, choose one painting or sculpture currently on view in the Cloisters Museum that you appreciate for its aesthetic value.

Full ID:

 

Describe it:______________________________________________________________________________________________

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2) Be sure to see the famous medieval tapestry collections: "Hunt of the Unicorn" and "Heroes" series.

When and where were they made? ____________________________________________________________

# Required work See these works on view at the Cloisters Sign your initials that you saw it
62. Röttgen Pietà

See two other Pietàs in galleries 10 and 16. 
How do they differ from the Röttgen Pietà?

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66.  

Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece) Find this famous work, on view at the Cloisters. Take time to really look at it.

Artist ___________________________ Date ________________

Describe what you see:____________________________________________________________________________________

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At home, read about this piece in your texts. List 3 of the disguised symbols.

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Prepare for the essay: Choose from the following sacred images from the 250, to use in the essay:
66. Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece)
95. The Virgin of Guadalupe
Answer the essay question using one example from above (#66 or #95) and one chosen from the list below:
182. Buddha, Bamiyan (essayimagevideoadditional resources 12)
184. Jowo Rinpoche, enshrined in the Jokhang Temple (essayimagesadditional resources)
195. Longmen caves (essayvideoimagesadditional resources)
202. Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja) (essayimageadditional resources)
216. Staff god (essayimagesadditional resources)
217. Female deity from Nukuoro (essayimagesadditional resources 12, 3)

Essay: The visual representation of deities and holy personages is a feature of religious beliefs and practices throughout the world. Select and fully identify two examples of representations of deities or holy personages, in any medium, from two different cultures. Using specific visual evidence, analyze each work in relation to the religious beliefs and practices within its culture. The first one must be either 66. Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece), or 95. The Virgin of Guadalupe, the other is to be chosen from 182, 184, 195, 202, 216, or 217, see list above.
See rubric for grading essay

Gather the following information for each image:

182, 184, 195, 202, 216, or 217, see list above
Name or title:

Date:

Material(s):

Size:

Museum:

Description:

Explain the original function, or purpose, of the object. Research more at home, cite references for your statements.Full ID

 

 

 

66 or 95  (choose Merode or Guadalupe, see above)
Name or title:

Date:

Material(s):

Size:

Museum:

Description:

Explain the original function, or purpose, of the object. Research more at home, cite references for your statements.

Identify the religion:

Country or culture of origin:

Content Area:

Identify the religion:

Country or culture of origin:

Content Area:

How is this image used? Read the labels. Additional research at home may be necessary for this and the following questions.

How is this image used? Read the labels. Additional research at home may be necessary for this and the following questions.

 

 

 

How does it convey the beliefs of that religion?

 

 

How does it convey the beliefs of that religion?