Human Couples and Symbolism

Human Couples and Symbolism

Human Couples and Symbolism – Van Eyck Response

Van Eyck, The Arnolfini Portrait (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Van Eyck, The Arnolfini Portrait

Watch the above video by SmartHistory on Jan Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait and write a 2 paragraph summary discussing the symbolism (iconography) used to convey this couple. Identify and discuss at least three symbols in the work. What ideas and/or meaning is conveyed through the use of these symbols in the work? How does this relate to reproduction and sexuality?

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Human Couples and Symbolism


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