A Painting That I Observed From The Norton. Simon Museum

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I. Norton Simon Museum II. Introduction A. This research paper will be analyzed of a painting that I observed from the Norton Simon Museum. It’s the painting of Alcibiades on His Knees Before His Mistress, by Louis Jean Francois Lagrenee. The reason I chose this painting is because for me it was different from all other paintings I viewed in the museum. To me it was different because it depicts an image of masculinity as power, and at the same time femininity as inability and hopelessness. In this research paper I will be analyzing the purpose, context such as race and gender, and the history of the painting. In addition, I will be comparing this painting with a different painting that it’s similar with its historical context from the “Exploring Art” textbook on the chapter “Race, Gender, Clan, And Class”. III. Body of the research paper A. The painting of Alcibiades on His Knees Before His Mistress was painted in French, around 1725-1805) by Louis Jean Francois Lagrenee. In this painting the artist is depicting a soldier, who is sitting on his one knee and bending towards a woman, who is sitting on a bed looking sad to the soldier. The artist used the formal

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