Achilles dragging the body of Hector behind his chariot
Research paper that analysis of a specific art work (specific artwork is listed on URL) paper should begin with an introduction of the artwork that includes the title, date, medium (material from which it is made), and the museum in which it is located.
Note: when you open the URL, click the arrow to the right (once) you will see the hydria (Water jug) with the dramatic scene of Achilles dragging the body of Hector behind his chariot (this is the vase that it is being analyzed for the paper)
In the body of the paper, you can break down the analysis into sections.
One section should be a description of the subject of the work. This logically ties into the purpose the artwork served, which should also be discussed.
The essay should include a section on style analysis for the work. Introducing other similar works to compare may help make your case if you are discussing style conventions for the period. When writing about art, it is important to describe details. This helps to guide the reader’s eye, and is essential for reinforcing your general observations.