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Notes from Wednesday 9/7/16
Renaissance Through Early Twentieth Century
Deirdre Marie Moench
Class Notes
Venice, Italy
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Audrey Pontin on Thursday September 8, 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 15 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: 09/08/16
The following material comes from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on 9/7/16. Venice Terms:   Venice (a port city)  Sacra Conversazione Painted poems   Painterly   Santa Maria   GIosiosa dei Frasi   Gentile Bellini, Sultan Mehmet II, 1480 o Artist known for bringing Renaissance to Venice o Had knack for painting portraits  o Invited to Constantinople to paint portrait of Mehmet II o Elaborate symbols of royalty surround him:  Crowns  Jewels o Clothing shows a sense of wealth and ranking  Delivers serious tone  o Turban represents trade connection with Venice o Surrounded by Roman arch construction around him protects him from the  audience o Venetian signature: gold toned skin   Giovanni Bellini, San Giobbe Altarpiece, 1480s  o Besstknown Bellini brother; to set standard for Venetian Renaissance art  o 1  religious commission  o Oldest painting of sacre conversazione  o ½ architecture, ½ people  o Covered with golden mosaics  o Enthroned virgin and child o Balance: 3 sets of 3 in groups  o Francis sits in same position of Jesus (holding wounds) as he is 1  to touch  stigmata o Jobe­ depicted nude  o John the Baptist, age between him and Jesus= historically incorrect  o Saint Sebastian­ the shot by arrows  wounds look like sore of Venetian plague  o St. Louis of Toulouse FR with scepter  o St. Dominic­ reading book  o Saints chosen by Commissioners  The following material comes from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on 9/7/16. o Choir of angels under Mary represent holy trinity o Cross on top of circle alludes to cross on top globe  o Life like figures, natural oil based painting   Giovanni Bellini, Doge Leonardo Loredan, 1501 o Wearing luxurious fabrics and buttons o Strong light from left side, makes left side of face appear young, opposed to right  wrinkled side o Bright blue background makes him pop  o Golden light= Venetian skin o Becomes standard for guidelines of portraits   Giorgione, The Tempest, 1506  o Artist died of plague  o Never signed art work, questionable what paintings are his o Introduced pastoral theme: pictorial poetry o Introduces reclining nude woman craze  o Woman awkwardly holds breast feeding baby as man watches her off to the side  (dressed as contemporary Venetian guard  o Woman makes direct eye contact viewer  o Background storm over Venice  o If it was a split painting in 2:   man's side: everything appears long   woman's side, overgrown, bushy   X­rayed and formerly had another woman painted in   Giorgione, Sleeping Venus, 1509 o Reclining nude, all of body to see  o Peacefully sleeping  o Tousled sheets next to her; bring up question if she was alone?  o Golden landscape o Erotic dream?   Hand over vagina  o seductive although not trying   arm pit showing= scandalous  o Curves of her body mimic hills in the background, making her one with the  landscape  Giorgione or Titian? Pastoral Concert, 1501 The following material comes from Dr. Moench’s ARH 202 lecture on 9/7/16. o pasture scene, 4 main figures  o Men are clothed, women are nude o Mixing of different people:  Rich musician with elaborate wardrobe   Frazzled barefoot man with ratty clothes  Men don't seem to notice women  Woman pours pitcher of water into well (seeming redundant) as the other  plays the flute   Women appear to be the muses for men   Sheppard in background   Sky has turbulence, brewing storm  Signature color: ‘Titian Red’, seen in rich man's wardrobe   Titian, Sacred and Profane Love, 1514 o Wedding gift from groom to wife  o Seated women represent sacred and profane:  Sacred: half nude, wears Titian Red  Profane: fully dressed  o Sarcophagus that doubles as fountain o Golden dish and empty vessel present o Large women for space surrounded in silk fabric catching light in folds o Cupid: love  o Baby rabbits in back: fertility o Dwelling: represents couple’s home o Women’s clothing complement one another through red and white colors o All figures bare weight= they exist in their space


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