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Art History 2, Week 5 Notes

by: Liv Taylor

Art History 2, Week 5 Notes ARTS 1720

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These notes predominately cover Flanders and France in the 15th century.
Introduction to Art History 2
Dr. Katherine Arpen
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Art, history, Flanders, france
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Date Created: 09/16/16
September 12-16, 2016 (Week 4) Dr. Katherine Arpen ARTS 1720 Burgundian Netherlands - Flanders (Belgium) - The use of oil paint conveys naturalism because compared to tempera paint (made out of egg yolk), oil paint: - Dries slowly so is great for blending - Greater detail - Works in glazes (thinning it various ways to produce more dimension) - Luminous Jan van Eyck - Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife - Domestic setting - Hand-holding in middle of picture - Dog - Wealthy (cherry tree blooming outside: summer, still in hot clothes, rug, oranges) - Piety Ghent Altarpiece - Polyptych - Activity done in class - Light and shadows creates the illusion of stonework through the painting - Veins, body hair, dirty feet (Adam) - Atmospheric perspective: background loses saturation and clarity How did Flanders rely on subject and form to make the divine more personal? Mérode Altarpiece - Shows worship in the home - You can worship in your daily life - Scene set in 15 century Flemish home and town - Patron’s coat of arms in the window - Hidden symbolism: every day objects take on religious meanings - The recession of planes is not yet 100% accurate Intuitive perspective: approximating special recession - Hans Memlong diptych creates continuity between the two panels of divine and earthly (same background) - Mary’s cloth continues over to under his prayer book - Coat of arms France Limbourg brothers, Trés Riches Heures - Book of hours - Calendar pages - Naturalism push - Specificity of detail (smoke, footprints, textures, etc.) Jean Fouquet, Melun diptych - Mary comparison Tapestries (Belgium) - The Hunt of the Unicorn - Religious or secular message (found in bestiary) Prints (Germany) - Create image on print surface (matrix) - Ink matrix and transfer image onto another surface - The same matrix can be used for multiple copies - Woodcut: - Relief process (like a stamp) 1. Carving the woodblock 2. Inking the block - Can’t get fine lines - Intaglio: 1. Engraving 2. Applying ink - Inked plate matrix is indented, not relief


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