3. Composition / structure (pattern; integrity; unity): painting, music, literature, film

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Giotto di Bondone (1266-1337)

*The Miracle of the Fount (1297-1300; Assisi, Chiesa Superiore di S. Francesco)
Stigmatization of St. Francis (Paris, Louvre)

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

St. Anne with St. Mary and the Child (Paris, Louvre)
*The Virgin of the Rocks (London, The National Gallery)

Raffael (1483-1520 )

*Madonna in Green (Madonna del Belvedere, 1505-6, Museum of Art [Kunsthistorisches Museum], Vienna)
The Alba Madonna (c. 1510)
Madonna with the Child and St. John the Baptist (La bella giardiniera; Paris, Louvre)
*The Holy Family with St. Elizabeth and St. John the Baptist (Sacra Famiglia Canigiani, 1507-8, Monaco, Alte Pinakotek)
Madonna with a Goldfinch (Uffizi, Florence)
The Ansidei Madonna (London, The National Gallery)
*Christ Falling under the Cross (Lo Spasimo di Sicilia, 1517; Madrid, Prado)

Lorenzo Lotto (1480-1556)

Mary with the Child and St. Catherine (1533, Museum of Art [Kunsthistorisches Museum], Vienna)

Bronzino (1503-72)

St. Mary and St. Mary Magdalene with the body of Christ (1528-30; Florence, Uffizi)
The Holy Family with St. Anne and St. John the Baptist (1550; Museum of Art [Kunsthistorisches Museum], Vienna,)

El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos, 1540-1614)

The Martyrdom of St. Mauritius (1580-2; Escorial, Monastero)
*The Holy Family with St. Anne (1595; Toledo, Ospedale Tavera)
*The Adoration of the Shepherds (1614, Mardid, Prado)

Rembrandt (1606-69)

*The Sacrifice of Abraham (1635; St. Petersburg, Hermitage)
The Holy Family (1645; St. Petersburg, Hermitage)

Francisco Jose de Goya (1745-1828)

May 3, 1808: Shooting at Montana del Principe Pio (1814; Mardid, Prado)

Vassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)

Curves and Sharp Angles (1923; watercolour, pencil, paper; New York, The Guggenheim Museum)
*Darkness (1917; Moscow, State Tretyakov Gallery)
Blue Circle (1922, New York, The Guggenheim Museum)
*On White II (1923; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre George Pompidou)

Joan Miro (1893-1983)

Dutch Interior I (1928; New York, Museum of Modern Art)

Salvador Dali (1904-89)

A Family of Marsupial Centaurs (1940; private collection)


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066
3. Gavotte I - Gavotte II

Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
*2. Rondeau
6. Menuett

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)

String Quartet (Mailänder Streichquartett) No. 2 in B Major
1. Allegro di molto

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

*Concerto for Guitar and String Orchestra in D major, RV 93


*Aristotle. Poetics. Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1997.

*Additional text: Aristotle

*Shakespeare, W. Hamlet. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1992.

*Additional text: Hamlet

[optional] Vygotsky, L.S. "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark." In The Psychology of Art, 166-96. Cambridge, Mass., London: M.I.T. Press, 1971.