History of Art 106 Study Guide for Exam 1
I. Works of Art and Architecture. Know the artist, title, and date of each work. 1. Donatello, The Feast of Herod, 14237
2. Masaccio, Holy Trinity with the Virgin, St. John and donors, c. 14258
3. Filippo Brunelleschi, Dome of Florence Cathedral, c. 142036
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4. Jan van Eyck, Ghent Altarpiece, 1432
5. Rogier van der Weyden, The Descent from the Cross, c. 1435
6. Fra Angelico, The Annunciation, c. 1440 Don't forget about the age old question of How does oxidation affect the environment?
7. Konrad Witz, The Miraculous Draught of Fishes, 1444
8. Paolo Ucello, The Battle of San Romano, c. 1450 9. Piero della Francesca, Constantine’s Dream, c. 1460 We also discuss several other topics like What are the steps in performing an experiment?
10. Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, c. 1485 We also discuss several other topics like When an individual takes the drug regularly and becomes dependent on the drug, this is termed as what?
11. Leon Battista Alberti, Church of Sant’ Andrea, Mantua, c. 1460
Leon Battista Alberti, Church of Sant'andrea, Mantua, c. 1460
● Columns of capital
● Similar to Arch of Constantine but there is a triangular pediment on top. ● Tht pediment is similar to the Pantheon Don't forget about the age old question of What does marginal value mean?
Alberti’s purpose of combining two influences was to bring interest.
12. Jean Fouquet, Estienne Chevalier with St Stephen, c. 1450
13. Veit Stoss, Seven Joys of Mary, Church of Our Lady, Cracow, 147789 We also discuss several other topics like What does pharmacology encompass?
14. Martin Schongauer, The Holy Night, c. 14703
15. Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper, 14958
16. Donato Bramante, Tempietto, San Pietro, Rome, 150211
17. Raphael, The School of Athens, 150811 18. Michelangelo, David, 15014
19. Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve, 1504
20. Giovanni Bellini, Madonna with Saints, 1505
21. Giorgione, The Tempest, c. 1508
22. Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights, c. 1510
● Indifferent to what’s happening in the south
● Love of detail and fanciful grotesqurie coming from manuscript maargins but now made the subject
● Lifelike quality
23. Matthias Grünewald, The Resurrection, 1515
24. Correggio, The Assumption of the Virgin, Parma cathedral, c. 152230
25. Titian, Venus of Urbino, c. 1538
26. Hans Holbein the Younger, The Ambassadors, 1533
27. Albrecht Altdorfer, Landscape, c. 15268
28. Tintoretto, The Finding of St Mark’s Remains, c. 1562
29. Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Peasant Wedding, c. 1568 30. El Greco, The Opening of the Fifth Seal of the Apocalypse, c. 160814
II. Imagerelated terms. Know the qualities and processes associated with these techniques, materials and media, as well as the circumstances of their adoption by artists. 1. Oil paint :Oil paint is a type of slow-drying paint that consists of particles of pigment suspended in a drying oil, commonly linseed oil.
2. Tempera:a method of painting with pigments dispersed in an emulsion miscible with water, typically egg yolk. The method was used in Europe for fine painting, mainly on wood panels, from the 12th or early 13th century until the 15th, when it began to give way to oils.
3. Fresco: Fresco is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid, or wet lime plaster.
4. Perspective (linear, aerial) :Lines perpendicular to the picture plane are called orthogonals ○ They converge at a vanishing point on the horizon
Aerial Perspective: shows distance by applying the color of the atmosphere to distant objects
5. Woodcut:Woodcut is a relief printing technique in printmaking. An artist carves an image into the surface of a block of wood—typically with gouges— leaving the printing parts level with the surface while removing the non printing parts.
6. Engraving: Engraving is a printmaking technique that involves making incisions into a metal plate which retain the ink and form the printed image. William Hogarth.
III. Architectural terms.
1. Column, colonnade
2. Capital (Doric, Ionic, Corinthian)
3. Pilaster:half columns used to articulate the surface a wall
4. Entablature :a horizontal band of moldings supported by columns
7. Vault (barrel, groin) 8. Crossing