“Winckelmann” by Johann Joachim
A paper on “Winckelmann” an excerpt from Thoughts on the Imitation of Greek Works in Painting and Sculpture (1750) by Johann Joachim
Here are the instructions:
-Identify the document.
-Identify at least 3 things that the author said that you think are important for
understanding art in the class.
-Why do you think this was written? If possible, relate this to a work (or works) of art found in the textbook. Provide visual reference to the class.
-What passages help to tell you why it was written? Provide quotations.
-Why do you think this was selected for an art history class?
-Provide a question that is left unanswered by the document.
-Please also provide a visual of the art piece.
Johann Joachim – “WINCKELMANN”, an excerpt from Thoughts on the Imitation of Greek Works in Painting and Sculpture (1750)