American history homework help. Please select one of the following topics, and write a short essay in the space provided. IMPORTANT: You must name pertinent author(s) or articles in your text (or include in-text parenthetical citations). Please include page numbers for direct quotes. 250-300 words
1. Discuss and evaluate the representation and/or performance of the ‘Deposition’ in late medieval and Renaissance Europe. What do representations or enactments of the ‘Deposition’ tell us about the role of images in religious practice, attitudes towards religious imagery, the role of the laity in the church, or … (your choice!)? Do you see connections between the representation/practice of the Deposition and later church reform movements? Why or why not? Identify pertinent artworks by artist, title, and date.
2. Imagine that Albrecht Durer’s personal diary has just been discovered! In it Durer discusses the condition of melancholy and how it relates to his practice as an artist. Write one of the diary entries here, and include discussion and analysis of at least three artworks. Be sure to provide a date for the diary entry, and identify pertinent artworks by artist, title, and date.
3. Imagine that you are author Laurinda Dixon, and you are writing an article about Bosch’s triptych, The Garden of Earthly Delights. What motifs in Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights triptych suggest a link to ergotism and/or alchemy? Why? How does it compare to other triptychs by Bosch? Identify pertinent artworks by artist, title, and date.

American history homework help