Symbolism in Painting
In 750 words, compare and contrast two symbolist paintings by two different symbolist artists. Explain the thematic content and describe the style of each artwork. For the purpose of this assignment, Symbolism is a separate stylistic movement limited to the late turn of the 19th century. See Gardner pp.870-878.
Include the following aspects in the assignment:
· Names of two artists, titles of two artworks, dates, and media
· Describe the thematic content of each artwork
· Explain how each artist uses style to express the theme of their artwork
· Interpret the iconography in each artwork