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Transcript
Medieval Art v. Italian
Renaissance Art
Medieval Art
• Earliest was sculpture
• Very religiousoriented
• Showed fate of
sinners
• Righteous went to
Heaven
• Romanesque then
Gothic style
Illuminated Manuscripts
• A manuscript in
which the text is
supplemented by the
addition of
decoration, such as
decorated initials,
borders and
miniature illustrations
• Usually has silver or
gold
French Book of Hours, circa 1400
Gothic Architecture
1. Realism &
Expression
 Expulsion from
the Garden
 Masaccio
 1427
 First nudes since
classical times.
2. Perspective
The Trinity
Perspective!
Perspective!
Perspective!
Perspective!
Perspective!
Perspective!
Masaccio
1427
Perspective!
First use
of linear
perspective!
What you are,
I once was;
what I am,
you will
become.
Perspective
3. Classicism
Greco-Roman
influence.
Secularism.
Humanism.
Individualism  free
standing figures.
Symmetry/Balance
The “Classical Pose”
Medici “Venus” (1c)
4. Emphasis on Individualism
 Batista Sforza & Federico de Montefeltre: The
Duke & Dutchess of Urbino
 Piero della Francesca, 1465-1466.
Isabella d’Este – da Vinci, 1499
1474-1539
“First Lady of
the Italian
Renaissance.”
Great patroness
of the arts.
Known during her
time as “First
Lady of the
World!”
5. Geometrical Arrangement of
Figures
 The Dreyfus
Madonna
with the
Pomegranate
 Leonardo da
Vinci
 1469
 The figure as
architecture!
6. Light & Shadowing/Softening Edges
Sfumato:
Chiaroscuro:
strengthening an
illusion of depth
on a twodimensional
surface
There are no
harsh outlines
(as in a
coloring book
present; areas
blend into one
another
through
miniscule
brushstrokes.
7. Artists as Personalities/Celebrities
Lives of the Most
Excellent
Painters,
Sculptors, and
Architects
Giorgio Vasari
1550
Renaissance Florence
Florentine lion:
symbol of St.
Mark
1252 – first gold
florins minted
The Wool Factory
by Mirabello Cavalori, 1570
Florence Under the Medici
Medici Chapel
The Medici Palace
 Filippo Brunelleschi
1377 - 1436
 Architect
 Cuppolo of St. Maria
del Fiore
Filippo Brunelleschi
• Commissioned to
build the cathedral
dome.
– Used unique
architectural
concepts.
 He studied the
ancient
Pantheon in
Rome.
 Used ribs for
support.
Comparing Domes
Other Famous Domes
Il Duomo
(Florence)
St. Peter’s
(Rome)
St. Paul’s
(London)
US capital
(Washington)
Resources
• http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/middle
_ages/images_britain_01.shtml
• http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761
578474_15/Middle_Ages.html
• Slides 5-20 were created by Ms. Susan M.
Pojer: Horace Greeley HS, Chappaqua,
NY
– Historyteacher.net