The Needle And The Brush: Renaissance Florence
Sample Portion from an Art Interpretation Activity
Images of Women in Renaissance Art
Study paintings below, then do to the following Discussion Questions.
- Which of the activities shown would be done by upper class women?
- Which by town women?
- Which by peasant women?
- Which activities were necessary for the survival of the woman's family?
- Use the paintings to describe the clothes women wore, and how they dressed their hair.
ASSISTING AT BIRTH
PLAYING A DULCIMER
CARRYING WHEAT TO A MILL
SELLING JEWELS IN A SHOP
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