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Shaped from authority of what they could see, and whatcould be found in classical world. Marble. His firstgreat work. Medieval art (trilobe arches). Apparently trying to retranslate medievalsculpture into classic.
Imparts a classical flavor to this relief that isstronger than anything seen in several centuries.
His pulpit is different. Greater gothic influence.
French gothic sculpture influence. Both works show two trends. New interest with the classical world, and gothic element.
So called manier brecha (i.e. Byzantine,Greek). Shallow space. In Siena, the Byzantine style would continue into 14th century.
Illustrates formal style of Duccio. Free-standing.
New pictorial ideas
Represents 1st step in perspective space.
Florence. Gabled shapes is unknown in the east.
Fresco. Not illusionistic, does not represent the sky. Ideal heavenly color (the blue).
While figures are sculputuresque, not restrained. Postures are convincing.
International Gothic style. Becomes instrumental in the international gothic style.Signed and dated by him and his student/assistant. Read “Roll of assistant”in text. Lippo Memmi
Predella - back of an alterpiece
Brought Sienese painting to leadership following Giotto’s death. Will develop and mature by renaissance. No precedent.Important step to interior perspective.
Portrait of his hometown, left Fresco.
Sweeping view of actual geography. First appearance of landscape since antiquity. To the right of the wall in Peaceful City. He and his brother victims of the plague.
Studied human figure.
Renaissance. Italians focused on Roman architecture. Founder of renaissance art. New vision of ren art portrays a believable image of man in every day life.
Manetti wrote very influential work “On the Excellence and Dignity of Man.”
Although elegant sway, Isaac, the first nude figure since antiquity to show true interest in human body.
Modified style by his contemporaries. All ten were modeled in wax. “On Painting” published in1435 by Alberti.
Aerial perspective.Forms are less distinct the deeper they are in space. Achieved greater sense of depth than ever before in relief. Artists of Florence are sometimes called conservative or progressive. Gothic renaissance started in Florence. Cannot be places consistently.
Both conservative and progressive may be of highest quality.
Bologna, Italy. Adam and Eve.
Romanesque. Unified spacial composition.
Most important sculptor of the time. A new realism. An idealism. A power of individual expression. Founder of anew renaissance style. Like Greek sculptors, he understood that the human body is not rigid
Cut into slab in painterly way. From the discovery of the relief, sprang all other optical advances.
Gilded bronze. One point perspective. Illusionism based on solid principle of one point perspective.
Not only the first David, but possibly the first free standing nude statue since antiquity.
Translates to Calico Cat. Why? Who knows. Silly Italians.
Founder of renaissance architecture. Flying buttresses typical in gothic architecture.Like many works, the dome still retains gothic elements. The only thing that is classic is the lamp on top of the dome. From the start, he based the design on proportional relationships.Overwhelming mass and simplicity. Most outstanding engineering achievement.
Florence. Outdid himself.
Florentine, Renaissance style. The Basilica of Santa Maria del Santo Spirito ("St. Mary of the Holy Spirit") is a church in Florence, Italy. It is located in the Oltrarno quarter, facing the square with the same name. The building on the interior is one of the pre-eminent examples of Renaissance architecture.
One of the first independent building of the renaissance to be conceived as a central plan structure. Arches appear to support the weight. Dome seems to be levitating. Fully develops geometric shapes, also invents use of one point perspective. Inspired architect.
First story is 20 feet high. Built like a fortress.Neither in proportions or details can compare to Brunelleschi, but does become the model for Florentine town houses.
Commissioned by the richest man in Florence.
Aerial perspective. Line only exists when two lines overlap each other. Donatello, Brunelleschi, Masaccio three great artists of the time.
Fresco, painted in 1427. Realism based on observation.
Interested in perspective.
Ignored laws of one point perspective.
Brought light and colors together in a different way.
This first theoretical treatise on systematic perspective. Doesn’t seem interested in the drama. Presents the resurrection calmly. Copious amounts of planning drawings.
Increasing evidence of studying Flemish painting
The scene is typical of Christian iconography, "The Annunciation to Mary by the Archangel Gabriel", is described in the Gospels and in great detail in The Golden Legend of Jacobus de Voragine, the reference book of painters of the Renaissance, which can be represented in all its symbolic(walled garden column, the presence of the Holy Spirit, an evocation of Adam and Eve expelled from Paradise).
Appear to support tablature above.
Isotta mistress. Inspired by Arch of Constantine. Rimini.
Prato. Dominant of ideal church architecture of high renaissance.
Roll of sculpture is almost overlooked completely.
Cathedral of Florence.
Terracotta (important to know).
The most important sculptor of the second half of the 15th century. Donatello most important first half. The major monumental sculptor in Florence. Taught Michelangelo.
First artist to seriously study anatomy. May have been the first to do human dissection. Engraving.
Creates new type of sculptural action group.
Synthesizer. One of Ghirlandaio's best-known works, it is considered notable for its emotional poignancy. Its realism has been described as unique among the portraits of the Quattrocento.
Poetic current in Florence is found in this artist’s work. Studied with Flillipo Lippi. Leading painting residence in 1480s, despite criticism from Leonardo.
Presenting the Venus figure nude is an innovation.
Fresco. Studied with Piero Francesca
First artist to feel the impact of renaissance?
Desoto en su. Sharp perspective. Illusionism climaxes almost 100 years of experimentation in perspective.
Bellini forefather of Venetian painting.
Arrives with full knowledge of oil techniques. Must have had some contact with the north. 18 month stay in Venice actually changed the entire course of Venetian painting.
Like images made in Ancient Greece, those in the high renaissance would survive longest. The principles established in Florence provided the norms that survived for centuries. 1495-1527, artistic capital moves to Rome. High renaissance art is found in da Vinci’s art.
Idea lies in the mind of da Vinci
No sooner does he structure linear structure, he starts to dissolve it. Was aware of growth and decay. First of great works in Milan.
Most impressive work. First great figure composition of high renaissance. Best example of this theme. Two major trends of monumentality and mathematical space of 15th century.
Calm attitude is characteristic of high renaissance art.
Abandons painting and becomes the greatest architect of his generation. It is a perfect prototype for dome architecture for Rome. Develops the high renaissance form for the church. A concentration of simplification of design. No equal in renaissance architecture. Radial principle.
Plan for St. Peter’s
Dreamed to rebuild Rome in a classical style. Strikingly Leonardo-esque.
Shows design for new St. Peter’s.
Bramante's draftsman and assistant. Completed by Michelangelo in 1546.
Most typical of the high renaissance. Most complete expression.
Immediate success. While he experimented with subtle modeling, more often than not returns to lighter palate of Perugino. Chooses clarity.
Master of fresco style.
Talent learned from no one.
The tone is low key, and background is neutral.
Dedicated to antiquity. Was seen as a messiah of art.
Placed his name to prove he did the work. Fine detail to the muscles and bones.
First true colossus of the high renaissance. Totally nude, and no longer an adolescent.
“Even clothed,Michelangelo’s figures look nude.”
Showed total experience of the nude figure.
Universally imitated in baroque.
This picture, which has a large number of figures,conforms the most closely to the format of the paintings that had been done around the walls.
Powerful masses, simple contours and expressions of the subjects
Painted a quarter of a century after ceiling. Sets a pattern for many imitations, but none were as devastating. Only he could use the human body like this.
Unification of architecture and sculpture. Art began in the manner of 15th cen. Moves towards baroque in the end. Transcends rules.
Panels to frescos.
Profoundly influenced by high renaissance mainly Raphael. One of the most important original painters in Italy. Proto-baroque. Developing of ceiling perspective.
Mannerists. Art as teacher instead of nature. Oil on wood.
21. Most original of all self portraits.
Elongated, but still beautiful.
“Autobiography”. Sums up both Italian and French mannerism.
Most original sculptor of the time. New sculptural approach to composition. Points to 17th century and other baroque artists.
Florentine. Finished 18 years after his death.
Greatest North Italian architect of the renaissance. “Four books on architecture”
Romanesque and gothic architects used towers to offset awkward angles.
Develops Venetian style. Painterly.
Develops new kind of mythology. Bolivian gods appear as peasants. Venetian art becomes great compliment of Florence and Rome. Venetian uses brilliant colors. Interested in poetry of senses.
Florence/Rome interested in grandure of idea.
Founder of new pictorial view of landscape. Made into the goddess of nature and love.
Breaks tradition of parallel Madonna. Recedes from foreground to middle ground. Venetian.
Lacks liveliness, but very sensual.
The most dramatic painter of the 16th century. Much of his work does not fit into the mannerist mould.
Last of the great Venetian masters. Set in classical architecture.
Venetian, is still a superb colorist.
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