Ap Art History: Renaissance Study Guide

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Period: Early Renaissance (1200-1400)
Characteristics: Heavy symbolism as well as extreme detail, vibrant, rich colors, religious scenes
Location: Italy
Characterized by: Everyday life, religious like byzantine, architecture Romanesque w/ gothic ornamentation •Nicolo Pisano
oPulpit (1260)
Highly detailed-classical
Nicola (Giovanni son) Pisano
oThe Annunciation , Nativity, Admiration of the Shepherds (1270) •Plaza and Cathedral of Florence (1290)
oVery Romanesque piazza w/ limited decoration
oCathedral: gothic pointed arches not very tall, dome by Brunelleschi •Life of John the Baptist door by Andres Pisano (1330) Giotto •Cimabue
oVirgin and Child Enthroned (1280)
Gesturing to baby
Giotto
oVirgin and Child Enthroned (1310)
Holding Jesus like a mother, Jesus= peace sign
oArena Chapel (1300)
Cobalt Blue ceilings, paintings everywhere
Lamentation, commisoned, wht type of organization?
oPerspective, shows emotion, pastel
Duccio
oThe Maesta Siena Cathedral (1300)
oTempera on panel, altar piece. A part of Santa Maria Novella in florence, include patron saints of city.

oBetrayal of Jesus (1300)
Derived from byzantine because of the incorporation of gold leaf. Sienese art from Siena. This painting is made in tempera. This piece can be described as proto- renaissance. Simone marticelli resembles his work o

Pietro Lorenzetti
oBirth of the Virgin (1340)
Perspective
Palazzo Pubblico in Siena
oThe Effects of Good Government in the City and the Country (1340) •Lorenzo Maitani
oCathedral Orvieto (1310)
The Virgin and Child from St. Denis (1330)
oGothic S curve, all gold
Master Theodoric
oSaint Luke (1360)
Location: Flanders and Northern Europe
Characterized by: Religious themes, extreme detail, private devotional images, rich color •Claus Sluter
oWell of Moses (1406)
Has horns
Limbourg Brothers
oCalendar (1416)
Shows people in daily life
Made in 1400’s. this is manuscript illumination, represents labors of the months., represents international gothic style. Members of the court on an outgoing. Relared to duccio.

Unicorn is Found at the Fountain (1490)
oNo religious connections
Robert Campin
oThe Annunciation ( 1430)
Start of private devotional images
Triptych- patrons on left panel looking in on Mary (symbols) •Jan Van Eyck
oMan in Red Turban (1430)
oGiovanni Arnolfini and His Wife (1435)
Arnolfini and his wife. Pianted in the 15 century. Primarilly worked in bruges. Incorporated religious symbolism. It can be interpreted as a legal contract, propodsl or marriage. Highly naturalisti detail. Van Eyck includes himself in the background •

oChent Altarpiece (1432)
Shows Eve and Adam as real people
Rogier Van Der Weyden
oPortrait of a Lady (1460)
oDeposition of Notre-Dame (1435)
All positions reflect one another
oThe Last Judgment Altarpiece (1444)
Jesus is sitting on a rainbow
Dieric Bouts
oLast Supper (1468)
1 point perspective
oVirgin and Child (1460)
Look like real people, touching cheeks
Petrus Christus
oA Goldsmith in His Shop (1450)
Hugo Van Der Goes
oPortinari Altarpiece (1476)
Patron is really close to virgin
Hieratic scale
Fra Angelica, Annunciation panel
The subject matter is the annunciation. They come from the renaissance period. This fresco painting on wood panel. The painting was made for a religious insititution. Fra Angelico was the artist. This is an oil painting trptch

Location: Germany and Switzerland
Characterized by: Flemish illusionism and portraits, symbolism, detail, bold color, slightly abstract •Jean Fouquet
oEtienne Chevalier and St. Stephen and Virgin and Child (1455) •Slightly abstract, highly realistic on right
Michael Pacher
oWolfgang Altarpiece (1480)
All gold and wood
Martin Schongauer
oDemons Tormenting St. Anthony (1475)

Period: Renaissance Art 15...
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