art history midterm

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    BONAVENTURA BERLINGHIERI, panel from the Saint Francis Altarpiece, 1235.
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    CIMABUE, Madonna Enthroned with Angels and Prophets, 1280–1290.

    • -Byzantine art mainly used for decoration, and utilized it to create the folds in Mary’s robes, giving her a more fleshed out and humanistic figure.
    • -giving it a more realistic three-dimensional feel by receding into space.
    • -proto- renaissance
    • -when mary would stand up she would be larger than anyone in that painting. 
    • -the size of jesus right but his features don't look baby like, he looks more of having grown up features.
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    GIOTTO DI BONDONE, Madonna Enthroned, 1310.

    • -striking realism and utter humanity.-throne is expensive looking
    • -everyone is stacked so it gives a illusion of depth
    • -mary is over sized compared to everyone else making her the important person in the piece.
    • -there is more attention to detail with clothing folds making it the illusion of space
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    GIOTTO DI BONDONE, Lamentation, Arena Chapel, ca. 1305

    • - landscape moves our eyes down to mary and christ.- there is a movement with mary as you can feel the emotion of what she is going through.
    • - medievial
    • - the two people that have their backs toward us draws our eye in the direction they are looking at which is to christ.
    • - bright colors on the people and angels making it seem  to be more grounded and materialistic
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    ARNOLFO DI CAMBIO and others, Florence Cathedral (aerial view looking northeast), Florence, Italy, begun 1296.

    • -translated their pride in their predominance into landmark buildings
    • -florence cathedral, recognized as the center for the most important religious observances.
    • -the church was intended to be the most beautiful and honorable church
    • - in a way the big dome remindes me of a crown, as there was nothing like it at the time it was seen as the top of the line and holy ground as it was that great.
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    JAN VAN EYCK, Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride, 1434.
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    JAN VAN EYCK, Man in a Red Turban, 1433.
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    FILIPPO BRUNELLESCHI, Sacrifice of Isaac, 1401–1402.
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    FILIPPO BRUNELLESCHI, Sacrifice of Isaac, 1401–1402.
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    SANDRO BOTTICELLI, Birth of Venus, ca. 1484–1486.
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    LEONARDO DA VINCI, Madonna of the Rocks, 1483.
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    LEONARDO DA VINCI, The Last Supper, 1495-1498.
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    LEONARDO DA VINCI, Mona Lisa, 1503-1505.

    • -hermafidite look
    • - pose shows a safitsicated sataus
    • - nature is a important feature becasue it takes the whole background
    • - looks very alluring
    • - repreents nature as a artisicratic way
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    RAPHAEL, School of Athens, 1509-1511.

    • - high reinssance
    • - geometric shapes through the piece
    • -applo and athenia are the statues on the sides that represent the arts and knoledge.
    • -there are many figures there and it's like a celabration for them as they are the greats that inspire the renisance.
    • - everyone has a idividual stance which makes  it normal and natural movement.
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    MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, Pieta, ca. 1498-1500.
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    MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, David, 1501–1504.
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    MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, Interior of the Sistine Chapel, 1473.
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    MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, Creation of Adam detail of the ceiling (FIG. 22-1) of the Sistine Chapel, 1511–1512.

    • - not a bibical refrence in the story
    • - god looks more like zeus  
    • - the circle god is combing from reminds me of   the womb and nature
    • - the fingers that are about to touch makes me    feel that it is about contact and the flesh that    is being contacted with
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    GIORGIONE DA CASTELFRANCO (and/or TITIAN?), Pastoral Symphony, ca. 1508–1510.
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    TITIAN, Madonna of the Pesaro Family, 1519-1526, Venetian.
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art history midterm
Renaissance to current