Before you begin searching for information, follow these two steps which are detailed in the boxes below:
Before you being researching, it is important to brainstorm keywords that relate to your topic. For this assignment, you need to research a piece of Renaissance art, but also understand and be able to explain the historical context in which it was created.Image of the Mona Lisa, Da Vinci, and a Map of Florence
Think about these categories and questions:
1. Artwork: Because you are looking for information about a specific piece of art, you'll probably want to include the title as a keyword in your search.
2. Artist: Often, an artist's biography will reference specific pieces of art or describe the techniques or themes demonstrated in their artwork.
3. Historical context: As part of your analysis, you need to explain how the work was innovative for the time period and what trends it represents. This calls for an understanding of what was happening during this time period.