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Date Created: 09/26/15
Vocabulary for Art History Early Flemish illumination illuminated manuscript 7 manuscript in which text is decorated with illustrated initials borders and mini illustrations patron 7 person or group who commissions or supports a work of art International Gothic style 7 leading artists traveled Europe developed and international style as a consequence memento mori 7 quotremember your deathquot Latin strategically placed iconography in paintings as a reminder of one39s mortality Triptych 7 3 paneled work of art continuous narrative 7 technique that shows earlier and later parts of a story together in one scene ground line 7 intersection of horizontal and vertical planes of projection Iconography 7 meaning of images within paintings that old special meaning Italian Renaissance Fresco 7 paintings done on fresh plaster with pigment and water Foreshortening 7 visual persepective being depicted Ogival 7 pointed arch frequented in Gothic architecture lost wax technique 7 technique perfected by the Greeks thought lost until Donetello39s David Drum 7 cylindrical stone blocks that support a dome Gilding 7 gold leaf or gold akes applied as a surface finish in works of art Ribs 7 forms the framework of the vaulting one point perspective 7 an approximate representation of an image as it is perceived by the eye Lantern 7 a structure on top of a dome with openings to admit light and air vanishing point 7 a point in a perspective drawing to which parallel lines appear to converge Palazzo 7 grand building headquarters of a family of some renown or of an institution trompe l oeil 7 quottrick the eyequot French involving extremely realistic imagery in order to reate an optical illusion Pediment 7triangular section found above the horizontal structure typically supported by columns Contrapposto 7 supposedly most beautiful position the human body can be in originated in ancient times followed into Renaissance times engaged column 7 column embedded in a wall partially projecting from the surface of the wall Disegno 7 study of the male form is the study of God barrel vault 7 single curve or pair of curves arches placed side by side Coffers 7 sunken panel in the shape of a square on ceilings High Renaissance Sfumato 7 quotsmokyquot Italian overlay of translucent layers of color to create perception of depth


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