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Art History Week 2 Notes

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Art History Week 2 Notes ARTH 1306 - 001

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These notes will be covered on the quiz Wednesday February 10, 2016 and future exams.
History of Art II (C) - 12353
Anne Perry
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Date Created: 02/09/16
Art History Week 2 Notes Monday­Wednesday Jan. 25­27 Italian Gothic Style, Italy 1200­1400 Ch. 14  Nicola Pisano, Pulpit of Pisa Cathedral Baptistery, Pisa, Italy, 1259­1260, Marble. In this  art work both gothic and classical elements are combined. It is located in the interior of  the baptistery.  Nicola Pisano, The Annunciation, Nativity, Adoration of the Shepherds, relief panel,  Baptistery pulpit, Pisa, Italy, 1259­1260, Marble.  In the Annunciation the Virgin Mary is startled by the angel Gabriel when he arrives in  her room to tell her that she will bear the child of God.  In the Nativity the Virgin Mary’s son is born.  In the Adoration of the Shepherds the angels comes to tell the shepherds to go see the  child of God.  Hierarchical Scale: relative importance based upon relative size.  Cimabue, Madonna Enthroned with Angels and Prophets, Altarpiece, circa 1280­1290,  tempera paint on wood panel, 12 feet tall.  Cennino Cennini: Il libro dell’arte, tempera paint, gilding, bole, punching.  Tempera: Powdered mineral pigment mixed with water and egg yolk.  Bole: Watered down clay  Gilding: The application of gold leaf on a painting.  Punching: Stamps used to make impressions on the gold leaf.  Byzantine: Style of the Eastern Roman Empire.  Virgin Hodegetria: The meaning is she who points the way. This refers to the Virgin  Mary pointing towards the child of God.  Giotto di Bondone, Madonna Enthroned, circa 1310, tempera on wood.  Giotto di Bondone, Interior of the Cappellla Scrovegni, Padua, Italy, 1305, fresco, View  to the entrance.  Arena Chapel: Another name for Giotto’s interior of the Cappella Scrovegni.  Passion of Christ: This pertains to very specific events prior to and just after the  crucifixion of Christ.  Giotto di Bondone. Last Judgement, Cappella Scrovegni, circa 1305, fresco.  Fresco: The method and type of material. The process begins with the preparation of the  wall with layers of plaster, then paint, which is created with pulverized mineral with  paper, and the plaster must be wet. If a mistake is made the area must be chipped away  and a new layer of wet plaster must be applied.  Giornata:  The amount of surface that the artist can complete in one day using fresco.    Giotto di Bondone, Lamentation, Cappella Scrovegni, Padua, Italy, circa 1305, fresco.    Lamentation: Refers to the moments directly after the body of Christ is taken off the  cross. The Virgin Mary and others are surrounding the body, grieving.      Pieta: This translates to pity. The pieta section of the Lamentation is when the Virgin  Mary is supporting the dead body of Christ.     Focal Point: In the Lamentation this is referring to the Virgin Mary holding Christ. The  definition means the specific place where the artist wants you to look.     Directional Line: A force or a line leading to the focal point.     Duccio di Buoninsegna, Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints, Maesta Altarpiece,  Proposed reconstruction and central panel, Siena, Italy, Siena Cathedral, 1308­1311,  tempera and gold leaf on wood.  Polyptch: This means that there are many panels typically more than 3.  Predella: This contains different panels regarding the life of the Virgin Mary and Christ.  Simone Marini and Lippo Memmi, Annunciation, 1333, tempera and gold leaf on wood.  Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Peaceful City and Peaceful Country from effects of good  government in the city and in the country, Sala della Pace, Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy, 1338­1339, fresco, Portrays a good government will be just.


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