Study Guide For Test #3
Study Guide For Test #3 ART 1906
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Study Guide for Exam #3 in Art History th Test Date: April 11 , 2016 *****This is additional and some similar information from what the professor gave for his study guide***** NOTE FOR READER: For notes and study guides in this class I will give the full name of the painting or piece of art so that you can either look them up in your book or hopefully online if you do not have a book. Hope this makes it easier to study! The test will consist of 3 parts. The first part you will be looking at 10 different pictures and trying to remember 3 certain things about each one (date, artist and artwork name). On the second part you will be looking at 2 different pictures and trying to recall 5 things about each one. Lastly, you will have 25 multiple choice questions about the vocab list that was provided. Everything that should be reviewed is laid out in this study guide. This is a study guide that will make your review easier! Part 1: There will be 10 out of these 49 works of art that you need to know this information about each one: o Name of the Art o The date that it was made o The name of the Artist (If Anonymous you put that as the answer!) Pg. 217 Ark of the Covenant and Menorahs, Jewish Catacomb (Figure 7-2) 200-300 Anonymous Pg. 218 Wall with Torah Niche, House-Synagogue (Figure 7-3) 245 Anonymous Pg. 218 The Crossing of the Red Sea, House-Synagogue (Figure 7-4) 245 Anonymous Pg. 219 Floor Mosaic of Beth-Alpha Synagogue (A Closer Look) 500-600 Anonymous Pg. 222 The Good Shepherd Ceiling (Figure 7-7) 280-320 Anonymous Pg. 222 The Good Shepherd Marble (Figure 7-8) 250-300 Anonymous Pg. 224 Mosaic of Harvesting Grapes (Figure 7-12) 330-360 Anonymous Pg. 227 Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus (Figure 7-17) 350-370 Anonymous Pg. 229 Oratory of Galla Placidia (Figure 7-19) 425-426 Anonymous Pg. 231 Saints Standing Before an Architectural Backdrop (Figure 7-21) 400-500 Anonymous Pg. 232 David Battling Goliath, Plate (Figure 8-1) 629-630 Anonymous Pg. 237 Interior of the Church of Hagia Sophia (Figure 8-4) 532-537 Anthemius of Tralles and Isidorus of Miletus Pg. 240 Church of San Vitale in Ravenna (Figure 8-6) 540-560 Anonymous Pg. 241 Emperor Jusinian and His Attendants, North Wall of the Apse (Figure 8-8) 547 Anonymous Pg. 241 Empress Theodora and Her Attendants, South Wall of the Apse (Figure 8-9) 547 Anonymous Pg. 243 The Transfiguration of Christ (Figure 8-11) 560-570 Anonymous Pg. 244 Archangle Michael (Figure 8-12) 500-525 Anonymous Pg. 245 Rebecca at the Well (Figure 8-13) 500-525 Anonymous Pg. 246 Virgin and Child with Saints and Angels (Figure 8-14) 550-600 Anonymous Pg. 247 Crucifixion and Iconoclasts (Figure 8-15) 840-860 Anonymous Pg. 248 Virgin and Child in the Apse of Hagia Sophia (Figure 8-16) 867 Anonymous Pg. 252 Christ Pantokrator with Scenes from the Life of Christ (Figure 8-21) 1100 Anonymous Pg. 253 Crucifixion (Figure 8-22) 1100 Anonymous Pg. 255 Front of the Harbaville Triptych (Figure 8-25a) 950 Anonymous Pg. 255 Back of the Harbaville Triptych (Figure 8-25b) 950 Anonymous Pg. 256 Christ Crowning Emperor Romanos II and Empress Eudokia (Figure 8-26) 945-949 Anonymous Pg. 256 David Composing the Psalms (Figure 8-27) 950 Anonymous Pg. 258 Virgin of Vladimir (Figure 8-28) 1100-1200 Anonymous Pg. 260 Anastasis (Figure 8-31) 1321 Anonymous Pg. 261 Funerary Chapel, Christ in Chora (Figure 8-32) 1315-1321 Anonymous Pg.263 The Hospitality of Abraham (Figure 8-35) 1410-1425 Andrey Rublyov Pg. 266 Kaaba, Mecca (Figure 9-2) n. d. Anonymous Pg. 269 The Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Exterior (Figure 9-3) 691 Anonymous Pg. 270 Interior, Dome of the Rock (Figure 9-4) 691 Anonymous Pg. 271 The Great Mosque, Kairouan (Figure 9-5) 836-837 Anonymous Pg. 272 Prayer Hall, Great Mosque, Cordoba (Figure 9-6) 785-786 Anonymous Pg. 273 Dome in Front of the Mihrab, Great Mosque (Figure 9-8) 785-786 Anonymous Pg. 274 Minbar, Kutubiya Mosque (Figure 9-9) 1125-1130 Anonymous Pg. 265 The Maqamat of Al-Hariri (Figure 9-1) 1237 Yahya Ibn al-Wasiti Pg. 276 Plate with Kufic Border (Figure 9-11) 900-1100 Anonymous Pg. 277 Lusterware Jar (Figure 9-12) 900-1000 Anonymous Pg. 278 Qibla Wall with Mihrab and Minbar (Figure 9-14) 1356-1363 Anonymous Pg. 280 Court of the Lions, Alhambra (Figure 9-15) 1354-1391 Anonymous Pg. 281 Muqarnas Dome, Hall of the Abencerrajes, Palace of the Lions, (Figure 9-16) Alhambra 1354-1391 Anonymous Pg. 282 Tile Mosai Mihrab (Figure 9-17) 1354 Anonymous Pg. 282 Shah-I Zinda Funerary Complex (Figure 9-18) 1375-1500 Anonymous Pg. 284 Baptistery of St. Louis (Figure 9-20) 1280-1330 Muhammad Ibn al-Zain Pg. 283 Mina’I Bowl with Bahram Gur and Azada (Figure 9-19) 1100-1200 Anonymous Pg. 285 Yusuf Fleeing Zulayhka (Figure 9-22) 1488 Kamal al-Din Bihzad Part 2: You will have to identify and answer 5 questions on each of the two art pieces that are shown on the test. There will be about 6 minutes to be able to do this for each artwork. The information you need to know on each work of art is: o Data on the materials and dimensions of the artwork o Patrons who requested the artwork o Who the artist was o The style of the work (visual elements, principles of composition) o Subject (who the art was representing, the story or the type of figures in the piece) o The function or purpose of the artwork o The message it should convey to the viewer These answers can be a few words to a sentence. Only 2 out of the following 4 works of art will appear on the exam: Oratory of Galla Placidia in Ravenna Year: 425-426 Pages: 228-229 The building was made in rememberance of St. Lawrence who was a martyr. The building is now named after Galla Placidia who was the daughter of a Gothic king and her family was presumed to have graves there. The building is cross shaped (cruciform), barrel vault on each arm of the cross. In the square space at the middle of the cross is the dome in the inside. This building is very well designed in the inside the designers wanted anyone who would enter to feel like they were entering into the spiritual world. The building has marble sheathing on the walls and there are also geometric patterns along the arches and vaults in the ceiling. There is a small fountain with doves resting beside it representing life in heaven forever. Oratory is a small chapel. To the left of the Oratory of Galla Placidia (Figure 7-19) has a space with the gospel books in it and this is a symbol of how St. Lawrence gave his life as a martyr. Figure 7-20 is Jesus and he is shown in glory and all power here. Church of San Vitale in Ravenna Year: 547 Pages: 238-242 This structure started off as a martyrium or a church that is placed over a martyr’s grave. It was dedicated to martyr St. Vitalis. The design of this structure is an octagon shape which means there are 8 walls. There is two galleries, a sanctuary, vaults, and an ambulatory inside. In the dome is Jesus who is offering gifts and receiving gifts from the angles. Both Emperor Justinian (representing purity of the alter) and Empress Theodora (shows a theme of offering) are represented on the North and South Walls of the Apse. The Great Mosque in Cordoba Began in 785-1031 Pages: 272-273 A former Ymayyad dynasty survivor named Ad al-Rahman I escaped to Spain and found a group of Muslim settlers to establish rule over. They built this church and it was expanded over the years. The area of the building is about 620ft x 460ft and 1/3 of that is the courtyard. There are repeated columns inside with double flying arches. These arches are known as horseshoe arches from the Roman and Byzantine, where they alternate the red and white colors in the curve. The columns were reused from a Christian church that used to be in the same place. The area Cordoba started to become the place to be for the arts, and were becoming better than the Christian Europeans in science, literature and philosophy. Ad al-Rahman III became caliph in 929 and he and his son made the mosque a symbol of patronage and luxury. Maqsura is an enclosure in front of the mihrab and this is saved for the ruler and other high up officials. This was usually the focal point of a mosque. The minaret is a tower that people who are faithful were called to prayer and this is a symbol of Islam’s presence in the city. The qibla wall is the wall that is closest to the prayer hall of Mecca. Represents a holy place Sultan Hasan Madrasa-Mausoleum-Mosque Complex in Cairo Year: 1356-1363 Pages: 277-279 This mosque shows wealth and status and was made in the mid fourteenth century by the Mamluk Sultan Hasan. Has a four-iwan plan which is a classroom, and then other rooms. The qibla iwan was the prayer hall. There was marble used, arches, columns. Lots of text and foliage along the walls to represent paradise with faith. There was a tomb for Sultan Hasan that was very richly decorated. There was much lighting used in this space like lamps, candles, and glass. Glass became a great business in Egypt and Syria because of this. Part 3: This part will be multiple choice questions and there will be 25 of them. On the study guide the professor gave us there is a list of vocabulary terms from the book. I will be taking those terms and giving you the page number they are found on and what piece of art they are referring to since that is a lot that was on the last test. Menorah – pg. 186 represented in the “Spoils From the Temple in Jerusalem” Orant – pg. 220 and this could be figures with their arms out in prayer and they could be many different religions depending on when the person was doing it Good Shepherd – pg. 222 represented by the sculpture of Christ Codex – pg. 245 and this is similar to a book and was done instead of scrolls Spolia- pg. 272 reused the columns from a Christian church Pendentive - pg. 236 and this is in The Church of Hagia Sophia Icon – pg. 246 such as the Virgin and Child with Saints and Angels Pantokrator –pg. 241 Christ Enthroned, Flanked by Angels, St. Vitalis, and Bishop Ecclesius Figure 8-7 Catacomb –pg. 215 from Roman cemetery and shown in figure 7-1 or Cubiculum of Leonis, Catacomb of Commodilla Cathedral –pg. 220 represented by the throne of bishop in Jewish religion Lunette – pg. 221 represented by the Good Shepherd with Adam and Eve After the Fall (Figure 7-6) Narthex – pg. 220 the entrance of the synagogue Ambulatory – pg. 224 from the Church of Santa Sabina in Rome Apse – pg. 192 first found in the book, but usually found in Christian Churches Transept- g. 225 basilica of Old St. Peter’s in Rome Squinch- pg. 238 used in a dome Ivory diptych – pg. 255 The Harbaville Triptych Iconoclasm- 248 in the Easter Church in 726 Icons were banned Iconophiles- pg. 247 such as Crucifixion and Iconoclasts Vellum- pg. 245 used for manuscripts and in the place of parchment paper Psalter –pg. 256 like David composing the Psalms Figure 8-27 Minbar –pg. 272 from the Great Mosque of Cordoba Arabesque –pg. 267 used by Islamic artists and was a design for scrolling vines Mirhab –pg. 272 used in the Great Mosque of Cordoba Kufic – pg. 275 like the artwork Page from the Qur’an Lusterware –pg. 277 like the Lusterware Jar Madrasa- pg. 277 architecture especially the Mosque for Sultan Hasan Ablaq masonry- pg. 268 in the Ornament section or Technique box muqarnas—pg. 280 from the Court of the Lions
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