New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Art History 22 Week Two Notes

by: Annita Kasabyan

Art History 22 Week Two Notes ART HIS 22

Annita Kasabyan
GPA 3.577

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

These notes cover week two's material. Hope this helps!
Renaissance and Baroque Art
B. Wilson
Class Notes
Art, history, Renaissance, Baroque, wilson
25 ?




Popular in Renaissance and Baroque Art

Popular in History

This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Annita Kasabyan on Monday October 10, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ART HIS 22 at University of California - Los Angeles taught by B. Wilson in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 8 views. For similar materials see Renaissance and Baroque Art in History at University of California - Los Angeles.


Reviews for Art History 22 Week Two Notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 10/10/16
Week Two Art History Notes Discussion: 1. Classical Architecture a. Georgio Vasari coined the term “Renaissance” b. Post­lintel structure i. Two columns connected; fully functional with decorative features c. Columns become less functional and more decorative in the Roman times; arches  add more support d. Brunelleschi: Dome of Santa Maria dei Fiore, Florence, b.1418 e. Circle is the most important architectural element in the Renaissance i. It creates centrality f. Spolia: repurposing of an object g. New St. Peter’s  i. Silhouette looks like a cross Lecture One th 2. Italy was not a unified country until the 19  century; it was made up of city­states 3. Veronese, Apotheosis of Venice a. Massive canvas painting on the ceiling framed by wood to support it b. Located in the room known as the Grand Council Hall in Ducal Palace in Venice i. Space for men, not women c. Portrait of Henry III located on the right of the painting i. Puts the allegory of Venice (the woman in the center of the painting) in a  monarchical context 4. Venice is the only location in the Italian peninsula after the 16  century that was able to  maintain an ideal republican government a. People who wanted to take over the government were not able to because they  could not access it due to the fact that it is completely surrounded by water 5. Baldicchino: structure that frames an important religious object 6. Portraits of Queen Elizabeth emphasize her virginity and celebrate her purity 7. When she first became queen, officials urged Queen Elizabeth to marry in order to lean  on her husband for support and produce children to have legitimate heirs. a. Queen Elizabeth exploits her desirability to use the idea of erotic act as a political  force 8. The mask of youth: referred to how later paintings of her did not convey signs of age;  instead she is depicted as somebody who has this youthful face; this portrays the idea of  virginity over time and that she is timeless 9. She maintained Britain’s independence by not marrying someone from another kingdom 10. Masque: courtly entertainment; theatrical performance 11. The Rainbow Portrait a. She is connected with the idea of the sun 1. Text says “there is no rainbow without the sun” b. Her headdress: there is repetition with framing her face c. She is in her late 60s in the portrait, however is portrayed as youthful  d. Details that look like horns (specifically in the headdress) i. Linked to the mythological character Diana, huntress, strong and powerful e. Her robe has eyes and ears on it; she can see and hear things in the kingdom  around her and that she is composed of her subjects f. There is a snake on her left sleeve; associated with the idea of knowledge 12. Visual analysis example: a. The Death of Dido by Rubens i. Nude female figure in the foreground; her body is contorted, n  suggests  something about her mental state; there is a person in the bed that she is  sitting on, but he is not noticed immediately; she is carrying a sword,  about to commit suicide; the history of a piece of art is not necessary; just  describe the painting as if you were trying to describe it to someone who is blind 13. Key terms: a. baldacchino – baldaquin  b. crenellation c. circular plan d. cross plan e. colonnade f. portico g. arcade 14. Donato Bramante, Tempietto (small temple), 1502, Rome, marks the place where St.  Peter was put to death a. Inside the temple, in the center of the room there is a hole in the pavement where  it was believe St. Peter was crucified b. Located at the edge of the city  15. Da Vinci, Vitruvian Man a. The divine nature of forms is connected to the body 16. Palladio, Villa Rotonda, c. 1570 a. Associated with agriculture and situated at the top of a hill to have views from all  sides b. Massive portico on all four sides of the building with a pediment at the top  (triangular top) of each c. As you move into the space, there is a circle and square in the center, representing the ideal geometry of a space 17. Palace of Versailles a. Designed by Louis Le Vau and from 1670, work followed by his assistant  Francois d’Orbay b. Initially paid for by Louis XIV c. The centrality of the king’s body is emphasized in the architecture 18. Louis XIV a. Even though the paintings show his aging in the face, his body always stays the  same, showing off that he is a dancer


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Allison Fischer University of Alabama

"I signed up to be an Elite Notetaker with 2 of my sorority sisters this semester. We just posted our notes weekly and were each making over $600 per month. I LOVE StudySoup!"

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.