GRE Reading Comprehension: JiJing 352-GRE阅读机经352篇 - 7I5UY012564B663LJ

Which of the following best characterizes the function of the highlighted sentence? A. It acknowledges an important exception to a particular generalization. B. It helps to account for a scholarly tendency mentioned earlier in the passage. C. It contrasts two kinds of evidence used in the study of Renaissance artists. D. It provides an illustration of a point articulated in the preceding sentence. E. It notes an important distinction between the reputations of two Renaissance artists.