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What is a work of art that tells a story?

What is a work of art that tells a story?


History of Art 106 Study Guide for Exam 1

What is a work of art that tells a story?

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 

What new technique did masaccio use to paint the holy trinity?

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 

Why was brunelleschi dome so important?

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

● Pediment

● 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

5. Cornice  

6. Pediment  

7. Vault (barrel, groin)  8. Crossing  

9. Apse  

10. Dome

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