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"Birth of Venus" by Boticelli (Italian)
Sacifices all scientific advances of the day: No Chiarscuro, No perspective and Anatomy of Venus is abstracted.
"Mona Lisa" by Da Vinci
- New type of portrait
- 3/4 body
- Hands depicted
- Sfumato "Light smoky Shading"
- Atmosheric Perspective
Van Eyck - oil painting starts in northen Europe.
Father of oil paintinf because he invents Turpentine
"Giovanni Arnolfini and his Bride" By Van Eyck
- 10 symbols of marriage:
- 1. holy ground had to have your shoes off
- 2.Had to have a witness and date Van Eycks signature on the wall
- 3.One lite Candle ment that god is now persent and (Obersvaing)
- 4.The Whisk broom (on the right) means her wifely duties and chores
- 5.The broom hangs from the bed post which is a carving of St. Margaret, Patron of Saint wives
- 6.Holding hands means they are "one"7.The colors of Giovannas Clothes are Symbolic:
- blue=virgin mary
- 8.Beds means they will conumate their marriage on thir Honymoon9.She holds her dress to her belly in hopes of having childern
- 10. The little dog means that they wont cheat.
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