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Northern Renaissance (Cont.)

by: Audrey Pontin

Northern Renaissance (Cont.) ARH 202 - 001

Audrey Pontin
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Wednesday 8/24/16
Renaissance Through Early Twentieth Century
Deirdre Marie Moench
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This 7 page Class Notes was uploaded by Audrey Pontin on Tuesday August 30, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ARH 202 - 001 at University of North Carolina - Wilmington taught by Deirdre Marie Moench in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 10 views. For similar materials see Renaissance Through Early Twentieth Century in Art History at University of North Carolina - Wilmington.


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Date Created: 08/30/16
All of the following material derived from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on Friday 8/24/16. Northern Renaissacne (Cont.) 1  Generation Artists  Robert Campin (master of Flamalle), Merode. Altarpiece, ca. l425­1430 o commissioners placed in left panel viewing in Annunciation scene showing their  importance o city seen through gate door in garden  o Mary and Gabriel’s wardrobe spill onto floor  o Dimensions tilted to aid viewer in observing setting o 3 lilies in vase:   one unopened as Mary has not been impregnated  o empty pot in back represent Mary  o candle snuffed with trail of smoke  snuffed put by presence of Jesus: small baby Jesus holding crucifix  o Light directs Jesus to Mary’s midsection on dress  o Joseph in workshop in right panel   City scene behind him   He makes a wine board: blood of Christ  Mouse trap on table: Jesus is bate for devil  All of the following material derived from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on Friday 8/24/16.  Rogier van der Weyden, Deposition, ca. 1435­1438 o Painter of Brussels  o Shows the removing of Christ’s body before entombment o No background alluding to known narrative o All figures confined in tight space viewer focus on detail  o Jesus’ deceased body and Mary’s fainted body mimic one another  swooning Virgin o  John the Evangelist seen holding Mary  o Every character expresses emotion through facial expressions  o Top of crucifixion cross cut off:: frame is in the shape of top cross unseen in  painting  o Skull: memento mori  All of the following material derived from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on Friday 8/24/16.  Rogier van der Weyden, St. Luke drawing the virgin, ca.1435­1440 o No initial religious content  o Canopy adds look of royal throne, inferring Mary as the royal Queen of Heaven o Town scene alludes to older Jan van Eyck's painting  o Gothic embellishments on the bench Mary sits on  shows Adam and Eve; Mary and Jesus are new Adam and Eve o Perspective goes outward instead of up, more realistic view nd 2  Generation Artists All of the following material derived from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on Friday 8/24/16.  Petrus Christus, Portrait of a Carthusian, 1446  o 3/4 turn position o simple portrait through background and wardrobe o 3D space created through wall interseetion  o Possibly St Denis: founder of Carthusian practice (monk)  o Signature on bottom of frame o Black fly on frame :: momento mori  o Figure is calm and quite; making direct eye contact  All of the following material derived from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on Friday 8/24/16.  Petrus Christus, Goldsmith In His Shop, 1449  o 1  secular painting. no religious influence  o Mirror in bottom right corner references Jan van Eyck’s mirror in Arnolfini  Portrait o elaborate wardrobe through fabric design and textures o Couple in market for a wedding ring as he weighs out the gold  o Bridal belt rests on counter top  o customers all look in direction of gold o guild of goldsmith’s creations in background; highlighting the talents of a  goldsmith  All of the following material derived from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on Friday 8/24/16.  Hugo van der Goes, Portinari Altarpiece, ca. 1475­1476  o last piece done by artist  o triptych piece: 3 panels o Portinari couple from Florence, commissioned altarpiece, they are seen in left and right panels as they witness Nativity scene o Center panel:  Christ is not in original manger, bed on bed of hay  Surrounding people in a variety of sizes  Not traditional stable, only a few barn animals  Building in background has engraved harp referencing the  descendants of King David    Many appears somber as she knows the prophecy   Mary divides between light between light and dark  Dark area on left above the ox’s head: the devil   Sheppards came seen prophecy as they followed the star of David o story of men starts in background being told angel to follaw star  One shoe unworn: holy ground   Bale of wheat: bread body   Lilies held by vase decorated with grapes: wine/blood  Flower colors represent Christ: white=purity, red=passion,  purple=royalty  o clear vase holds purple flowers alluding to Mary’s future  reign in heaven   Left Tomasso and sons shown pious and praying  Patron saints: St. Anthony and St. Thomas featured  Mary and Joseph with donkey narrative in background  Right Panel:  All of the following material derived from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on Friday 8/24/16.  Wife of Tomasso Portianri prays with daughter  Patron saints: St. Margret and Mary Magdalene o Jar of perfume symbol for Mary Magdalene (prostitute) o Dragon under feet of St. Margret 


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