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Art History II: Ren-Contemp

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Art History II: Ren-Contemp 2120-01

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High Renaissance
Art History II: Ren-Contemp
Caroline Hillard
Class Notes
Art, Art History, Renaissance, painting, sculpture
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by lrlacey on Tuesday April 19, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 2120-01 at Wright State University taught by Caroline Hillard in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 19 views. For similar materials see Art History II: Ren-Contemp in Art at Wright State University.


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Date Created: 04/19/16
Jan. 13, 2016 High Renaissance (Italy)  Rebirth of classical antiquity (Ancient Rome & Greece) Large scale – more realistic ­ proportions Roman Architecture Mythology comes back Portraiture Perspective (scientific) Depth (light/shadow)  High Renaissance peak moment: 1490 – 1520  Terms to be familiar with:  Portraiture – painting of someone  Sfumato – painting technique that has "smokey" quality, soft­like, hazy  Idealized Nude – Imitation of antiquity  Foreshortening – small to big or big to small, an illusion of 3D space through perspective   Disegno ­ Italian, meaning to plan/design before Works of art:  Leonardo da Vinci. Last Supper. Santa Maria delle Grazie Milan. Ca. 1495 – 98. Fresco.  More dramatic & active through gestures Notice the groupings of 3 around Christ  Andrea del Gastagno. Last Supper. Florence. Ca. 1447. Fresco.  EARLY Renaissance to compare to Leonardo's Last Supper. Very colorful  Lacks emotion  Leonardo da Vinci. Madonna of the Rocks. Ca. 1481. Florence. Oil Paint. 2 Chiaroscuro (light/dark) Very delicate/soft Life­like "Virgin of the Rocks"  Leonardo da Vinci. Mona Lisa. Ca. 1503 – 05. Florence. Oil on Panel. Emotion shown through the smile The main subject seems to be looking at the viewer, unusual for Italy The geometric stability Mona Lisa is somewhat of a triangle  Michelangelo. David. Ca. 1501 – 04. Marble. Sculpture in the round. Florence. Heroic beautiful nude figure Biblical figure  Originally was made to be on top of a building but then moved inside, there is a  replica in it's place  Michelangelo. The Creation of Adam. Ca. 1508 – 12. Fresco on the ceiling for the Sistine  Chapel. Notice the little to no landscape Adam's hand seems lifeless reaching/pointing for life Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo   Raphael. Stanza della Segnatura. Ca. 1508 – 11. Vatican Palade. Fresco. This was Pope Julius II's private library Included was the The School of Athens Jan. 15, 2016 Italy Continued   Mastery & integration of innovations  Compositions are balanced, stable, & clear  Narrative & emotional expression  Chiaroscuro & sfumato  Super­star artists: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titan 2 3 Venice  Constantinople to the east of Venice Terms to be familiar with:  Allegory – a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning,  typically a moral or political one.  Iconography – the visual images and symbols used in a work of art or the study or  interpretation of these.  Iconology ­ the study of visual imagery and its symbolism and interpretation, especially in  social or political terms. Works of art:   Raphael. Portrait of Balassare Castiglione. Ca. 1514 – 1515. Oil on canvas.  Botticelli. Man with a Medal of Cosimo de'Medici. Ca. 1475. EARLY Renaissance. Tempera on panel.  Antonello da Messina. Virgin Annunciate. Ca. 1476. Oil on wood.  Giovanni Bellni. Pesaro Altarpiece. Ca. 1488. Frai, Venice. EARLY Renaissance.  Giorgione (and Titan?). Fete Champetre (Pastoral Concert). Ca. 1509 – 1510. Oil on canvas.   Giorgione. The Tempest. Ca. 1506 – 08. Oil on canvas.  3


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