Essay 1 (Phyllis Young) only

Write a short essay (one page or less) in which you compare and contrast Boticelli’s Birth of Venus with the mural from Pompeii found at the following web site: 

The Birth of Venus (Botticelli) and Classical Inspiration

Search the internet to find two works of art from the Renaissance through the 17th century, one by an Italian artist and one by a Dutch artist. Compare and contrast these two works and discuss significant influences on their painting styles. Provide links to these works. Minimum: one page double spaced.