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  1. Exterior View of Villa Rotonda, Palladio, 1560
    • The Pastoral Concert or
    • Allegory on the Invention of Pastoral Poetry, Titian,1510
  2. The Tempest, Giorgione, 1510
  3. “Venus” of Urbino, Titian, 1540
  4. Madonna with the Long Neck, Parmigianino, 1540
  5. Allegory with Venus and Cupid, Bronzino, 1540
  6. Burial of Count Orgaz, El Greco, 1590
  7. Entombment, Pontormo, 1525
  8. Portrait of A Young Man, Bronzino, 1540
  9. Feast in the House of Levi, Veronese, 1575
  10. The Last Supper, Tintoretto, 1590
  11. Icon of Christ, Unidentified Artist, 6th Century

    -Byzantine Icon (Comnenian phase in text)

    -Division of human form into parts, not blending, segmented

    -Rendering of light on drapery through striations

    -Limited color palette

    -Linear composition
  12. Heart Sacrifice Ritual, Sahagun, 1550

    -Compiling history of Mexico that is illustrated

    -Reformation: mid 16th century, would have taken on different shape without contact with Latin America

    -Idolatry: Not worshiping the true God

    -Florentine-Florence-Eurocentric approach to collecting knowledge

    -canon:

    Icon=Image of a sacred being


  13. Saltcellar in the Sapi-Portuguese
    Style,
    Unidentified Artist, 16th Century

    -Sapi=African
    culture

    -NOT
    African objects

    -Africans
    began producing saltcellars for export after realizing Portugese had placed
    high value on salt

    -Main
    material=ivory

    -Cross=four
    corners of the univers, connection with days of the week and time in Sapi
    culture prior to contact with Europe

    -Exotic tourist art

    -grotesschi

    -Saltcellar
    are valuable because: Ivory=precious material, skill of the artist,
    compositions were thought to be product of artists’ imagination which was
    valued
    • Saltcellar in the Sapi-Portuguese
    • Style, Unidentified Artist, 16th Century

    -Sapi=African culture

    -NOT African objects

    -Africans began producing saltcellars for export after realizing Portugese had placed high value on salt

    -Main material=ivory

    -Cross=four corners of the univers, connection with days of the week and time in Sapi culture prior to contact with Europe

    -Exotic tourist art

    -grotesschi

    -Saltcellar are valuable because: Ivory=precious material, skill of the artist, compositions were thought to be product of artists’ imagination which was valued
  14. Sistine Madonna, Raphael, 1515

    -Colore

    -Careful use of flesh tones, tender motherhood, epitome of genre

    -Designed to be over tomb/casket of Julius II

    -Saint Barbara on right, persecuted by family for going with God

    -Experimenting with color, non-traditional curtains

    -Naturalistic approach, renders color as he sees it, sets him apart from his predecessors

    -Allegory of Pope’s entry into Heaven

    Compared to Madonna of the Meadows: Much brighter color palette, classical background
  15. Vitruvian Man, Leonardo da Vinci, 1490

    -Concern with mathematical structures

    -Idea with ideal proportionality

    -Golden Ratio=1.6

    -Camparing workings of human body to workings of the universe

    -Man is the mean and measure of all things
  16. Virgin of the Rocks, Leonardo da Vinci, 1485

    -Interest in design

    -Imagining with sense of observation

    -Unified pyramadical composition (use of geometry)

    -Contract between sweet focus and gloomy wilderness
  17. Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci, 1490

    -Vanishing point above head of Christ

    -Lines of ceiling drawing you in

    -12 apostles surrounding Christ

    -Table creating stage, giving balance, geometric quality
  18. Madonna and Child with Saint Anne, Leonardo da Vinci, 1515

    -Naturalistic

    -Sfumato: smoky/hazy

    -Use of light and dark to model human form

    -Pyramadical shaped composition

    -Intertwined in undulating pyramid, clustering of figures dynamic
  19. Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, 1510

    -Sfumato technique, hazy glow, imagined landscape

    -Spretzzatura: Self-aware, self-confidence, having pizzazz/finesse

    -Looking at viewer with confidence
  20. Virtu
    Ability of artist, technical/ability to come up with concept

  21. DISEGNO
    • Design/Draftsmanship

  22. NATURA
    • Nature (imitation of) the goal of art

  23. GRAZIA
    • Grace- Quality of suggesting
    • lightness and appropriateness
  24. DECORIA
    • Decorum-To be decorus, to
    • follow the rules, be appropriate, suitability of a work of art for its
    • surroundings

  25. JUDIZIO
    • Judgement-The faculty of a
    • painter’s eye (must understand imitation and proportion)

  26. MANIERA
    • Style- Manner, personal
    • style

  27. CHARACTERSTICS
    OF RENAISSANCE ART

    • Naturalistic, beautiful, 6
    • principles of Vasari, related to nature, comes out of that artist is
    • intellectual

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