Study Guide for ARH 364 with Professor Mellown at UA-Renaissance Art(1)
Study Guide for ARH 364 with Professor Mellown at UA-Renaissance Art(1)
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ARH 364 Italian Renaissance ART TEST 2 Filippo Lippi Madonna and Child c1455 The image of the Virgin is based on his mistress and ex nun and later his wife Lucretia Buti Orphaned and lived in an orphanage St Maria del Carmine Actually watched Massacio paint the Broncoci chapel became a painter himself drew all over everything he could find predisposed to becoming an artist at age 16 he had been living at a monastery even though he wasn t cut out for it at all he apparently became involved with someone owho had entered the monastery about 17 of 18 and allowed nun to paint the girl created a major scandal ippi was forging document and other misdead and on several occasions he was put in jail tortured on the rack condemned to death medicci family got him a pardon christ child is thought to be there first child shows the increasing secular of art in the quatrocento stylishness makup is very fashionable height of fashion beautiful large forhead emphasis is more on realism ooks like a real fat baby not like a minijesus even the angels look a little naughty realistic touch you can see pretty clearly by looking at massaccio he would have seen those works everyday he picked up chiaroscuro tries to show human interaction downpay of spiritual dogma and playing up of human reactions background mary star of the sea and port of our salvation even the rocky mountain could be used book of Daniel describes a vision of where the prophet sees a vision of rocks that fall form mountains refers to the virgin who will have the Christ child Filippo Lippi Barbadori Altar 1437 Sacra Conversazione mary steps into the real world and there are a groupd of saints and angels that surround her VERSUS Mary is shown as queen of heaven in the imperial throne isoated from the rest of these figures group of angels and saints 0 they are all clustered to the left and the right and the back of the throne every iconic kind of painting following a ser formula BACK TO FLIPPI steps into the real world ippi is picking up the idea of perspective halos Looks like a real live woman and a fat baby FRA Filippo LippiSan Lorenzo Annunciation c 1440 different reading a book here Gabriel has attendant angels the courtyard in the background is the enclosed garden that important for annunciation symbolism marbe wall is here enclosed gardensymbol of mary s virginity room within a room ippi is using very carefully worked out linear perspective architecture leads the eye to the vanishing point deiberatey paints an illusionistic column breaks down the barrier notice there is a little step that leads you into the picture arge clear glass vase that doesn t have anything in it something behind the painted column Effect is that he has just reached broken the barrier between what is two dimensional and 3d everything obeys perspective haos follow the contours even though he is using chiaroscuro very dark contours around the figures inear contour effect architecture Fra Filippo Lippi Pitti Tondo c 1452 tondo circular painting private painting religious image For the pitti family depicted the virgin marry but directly behind her are stories that had happened earlier in her life ook at what the baby is doing pomegranate picking up seeds with fingers pomegrantate is a symbol blood of Christ fortels the eventual sacrifice of Christ mary her son is going to become a sacrificial victim resurrections and regeneration in the background ex of continuous narrative joachim and anna too old to have children meet at the golden gate anna is greating her husband and in her old age she is going to have a child Filippo Lippi Madonna Adoring Christ 1450s made up almost like a nativity regretting wild ways gets a bit more religious the virgin mary adoring jesus looking on are three figures john the Baptist as a six or seven year old should only be 6 months older trinity represented by god the father coming down from them are spiritual light rays meant to be a symbolic image represents the wrighting monks of his order itte garden of the soul in order to meditate properly Madonna suddenly appears in the clearing Christ child laying on the ground one should first cut down the trees then fence in the gardn and appoint a garden trhough the gate Metaphorically you have to clear your messy life of the forrest and cut down all the problems in your life and in this clearing nothint will distract you and allows yourself in thei spiritual meditative realm Baptist is acting as a guardian created a clearing process of creating his own peaceful garde Monday September 5 2009 Second test is up throught todays material Castagno Start with mosque painting of the Florence baptistery grid work very famous experiment Checking the paining against linear perspective Andrea Castagno Last Supper Convent of St Appollonia ca 1450 Domenico Venezeiano St Lucy Altar Piece 0 From venice that was painting in Florence 0 Most well known work in art history 0 St lucy is on the right 0 St zenobuis is in here 0 Sacred conversation o Engaged in a conversation that is causal 0 Here there is an interaction between the figures 0 Background is renaissance in style 0 Colored marbles o Echos the baptistery in Florence 0 Orange trees In the background 0 Medici consisted of three golden balls 0 Golden balls to show that the altar piece was associated with the medici 0 Early Christian martyr 0 Hold palm branch 0 Symbol of martyrdom is palm branch I Victory over death Golden plate with human eyeballs Lucy had dedicated her virginity to go and was afraif she was going to be tempted by her suitors I To keep from falling prey to her senses I Sent eyes to her lover I Converted to Christianity I Eventually had her throat cut 0 Lucia in latin means light shes very pale 0 Make means light 0 Halos mystic order 0 Veneziano st lucy altarpiece predella panels 0 Know the kneeling monk in gray or brown robe landscape crucifix zapping the man st francis receiving ht stigmata 0 Killer slits her throat o Pagan king Nude figure in renaissance Figure ofthe Baptist young man has given up all of his early belongings wilderness animal skins hermit Andrea Castagno last supper convent of sant appollonia o Refectory is a dining room where nuns ate their daily meals 0 Last supper appropriate figure 0 Creating it as if it was a real even 0 12 apostles and Christ engaged ina meal here 0 Castagno has very carefully worked out linear perspective 0 Painted at sucha level you can see a little bit ofthe stage and the ceiling and therea are a couple of windows on the right side correestpnds with the real window with the beaming strong rays of light 0 Figures are seated around on a table parallel on the picture plane Last supper Seated on klines Low table Jusdas is usually on the right side ofthe table Judas evil enters his mind Christjohn ansjudas Names inscribed Rather than putting Christ in the exact center Christ is actually offcenter but attacted to Christ because of the wall marble Pink green and blue inset marble framework even the ceiling is a barble 1 0000000000 Castagno David 1448 Made of leader Ceremonial shiel made of cow hide that is painted with paint would have been used for religious processions folorence was the smallest powerful city state in Italy David the giant killer Most famous david figure is michalangelo In this case the image shows compresed the action and the outocome slinghot in the right hand rock is in the sling We have the severed head ofthe giant beween his head the rock is show again Cracks his scull Action and masterpiece is shown here Action figure Shorshortening and psychologically interesting Castagno vision of ST Jerome Ca 15r4555 Dealing with intensely spiritual images St Jerome is presented as a theologian Pouring over a book Arrtibutes are a lion Docile puss cat Jerome translated the bible into latin from greek His translation the volgate Has different interpretations Rather than being shown in his study as a scholar is shown as penitent state beating himself with a bloody rock Has vision of the trinity White dove In a stream foreshortening Held up by red ringed figures Three seraphim Angels ofthe 5th order Seraphim burning angels surround god Taken a religious subject and turned intoa gruesomely realistic photo here load roar very realistic looking lin Castagno niccolo da tolentino 1456 florence cathedral Dedicated to another soldlier of forturen work created in 1456 Sirjohn hawkward bich mean to look like an earlier work very peculiar looking Somber tones Mean to look like a statue in a nich Twisted perpective grid second persective grid whats wrong with the gigure Mosterous horse huge head Underside ofthe horse 3 or four different vanishing points
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