The essay topics are given below. Your essays should reflect your understanding of the topics, not the viewpoint of a scholar / author /
expert. Base your answers on your own observation, knowledge, and understanding, not on research.
Essay 1 Topic:
Identify and describe the characteristics of artistic style of the Italian Renaissance. Begin by identifying a number of characteristics of
style that can be applied to the majority of art from this culture / period, then describe each characteristic, and finally give example(s) of
each characteristic from the Italian Renaissance art we’ve studied.