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Write a brief (3-5 pages) paper on the following topic. Your discussion should cite specific works of art to illustrate your argument. The paper must be submitted to Blackboard and is due one week from the date on which the topic is assigned. Late papers will be penalized one letter grade per day tardy. The papers will be graded on content, style, clarity and presentation. Compare and contrast the paintings of Raphael and those of Rembrandt as illustrations of their respective periods in the history of Art. What are the qualities of each of these artist’s works, and can one be said to be “Renaissance”, the other “Baroque?” If so, why? What different subject matter is illustrated, and how does this illustrate a change in period culture and values? Illustrate your discussion with references to specific works of art and their qualities, stating clearly differences and similarities. Please illustrate your discussion with references to illustrations in your textbook. Do not provide content or illustrations taken from the Internet.