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15th Century Northern Europe

by: Emily Feaster

15th Century Northern Europe ARTH 1460

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Emily Feaster
Western Art II
Ruthy Light

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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Emily Feaster on Tuesday September 29, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to ARTH 1460 at Bowling Green State University taught by Ruthy Light in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 45 views. For similar materials see Western Art II in Art at Bowling Green State University.


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Date Created: 09/29/15
ARTH 1460 15th century Northern Europe LIMB OURG BROTHERS Illuminations fromLes Tres Riches Heures du Due de Berryc 141316 ink on vellum January and July pages Book of prayers and holidays for each month CAMPIN 13781444 Merode Altarpiece open ca14251430 oil on wood Displayed in homes and people prayed in front of it The items in this piece double as a functional use and also has spiritual meaning VAN EYCK 13901441 Ghent Altarpiece open and closed positions St Bavo Cathedral Ghent Belgium 1432 oil on wood Closed Profits and ciVils on the top Gabriel is in front of Mary talking to her Open God or Christ Mary St John Adam and Eve and the choir is depicted Sacrificed lamb on the altar representing Christ The Arnolfini Wedding Portrait 1434 oil on wood Italian bankers Their pose suggests the promise of fertility and love Their clothes exhibit wealth The dog also is known for a symbol of fertility Notice in the mirror behind the two is a self portrait of Van Eyck painting Man in a Red Turban 1433 oil on wood Supposedly a self portrait Has the saying Van Eyck made me on the bottom and The best I can on the top This means that he felt as though this was his best work he has created ROGIER 14001464 Descent from the Cross ca 1435 oil on wood Notice Mary and Jesus both in the same limp body position HUGO 14401482 Portinari Altarpiece open ca1476 tempera amp oil on wood NatiVity scene in the middle The figures are out of scale to show importance of indiViduals BOSCH 14501516 The Garden of Earthly Delights c 151015 Triptych Oil on wood Left panel The Garden of Eden God introduces Eve to Adam Mountains and animals surround them Tree of Knowledge Center panel The World Before the Flood People are in pursuit of immediate gratification Organic shapes but distorted Berries symbolize the forbidden fruit and the loss in paradise Right panel Hell Buming fire death monsters Music is seen as sinful People are getting tortured by the way that they had sinned on Earth Terms and names Book of Hours Diptych 2 panel Triptych 3 panel Polyptych many panels Manuscript illumination vellum Glazes Pigments Gesso Guild Patron patronage atmospheric perspective grisaille


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