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    • Birth of Venus,
    • SANDRO BOTTICELLI,
    • ca. 1482.
    • Tempera on canvas

    What is the importance of the female form in the work?

    • How does the figure represent notions of
    • sacred and profane love?
    • Bartolommeo Colleoni (equestrian statue, ANDREA DEL VERROCCHIO,
    • ca. 1483–1488.
    • Bronze

    • How does this image relate to equestrian
    • image of the period?
    • Giovanna Tornabuoni,
    • DOMENICO GHIRLANDAIO,
    • 1488.
    • Oil and tempera on wood

    How is this image typical of female portraiture in Italy?

    What is she supposed to represent?
    • Birth of the Virgin, Cappella Maggiore, Santa Maria Novella,
    • Florence, Italy,
    • 1485–1490.
    • Fresco.

    • How does the image relate to changes in
    • religious imagery during the period?

    Who is the focus of the work?
    • Palazzo Rucellai,
    • LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI,
    • Florence, Italy,
    • ca. 1452–1470.

    What important architectural developments are presented here?

    What ancient structure is the work based upon?
    • Annunciation,
    • FRA ANGELICO,
    • San Marco, Florence, Italy,
    • ca. 1440–1445.
    • Fresco

    How is the work indicative of the Renaissance art?

    What elements relate to the International Gothic style?
    • Last Supper, the Refectory, monastery of Sant’Apollonia,
    • ANDREA DEL CASTAGNO,
    • Florence, Italy,
    • 1447.
    • Fresco,

    What is the importance of the works location?

    How is Christ identified in the image?

    Also who is the individual in the viewer’s space?
    • Christ Delivering the Keys of the Kingdom to Saint Peter, Sistine Chapel,
    • PERUGINO,
    • Vatican, Rome, Italy,
    • 1481–1483.
    • Fresco

    • Why is the content of the work important to
    • the papacy?

    • How does the image relate to perspective
    • systems?
    • ceiling of the Camera degli Sposi (Room of the Newlyweds),
    • Andrea Mantegna,
    • Palazzo Ducale,Mantua, Italy,
    • 1474.
    • Fresco

    How does the iconography of the work relate its location?

    What is the importance of the image with regards to ceiling traditions?
    • Dead Christ,
    • ANDREA MANTEGNA,
    • ca. 1501.
    • Tempera on canvas

    • What is unique about the perspective of the
    • work?

    What changes are made in the design of the work?

    What uncertainty exists about the other figures in the work?
    • Last Supper (uncleaned)
    • Leonardo da Vinci. 
    • 1495‐1498.
    • Fresco
    • (oil and tempera on plaster),
    • Mona Lisa
    • Leonardo da Vinci
    • ca. 1503‐1505.
    • Oil on wood
    • Philosophy (School of Athens), Stanza della Segnatura,
    • Raphael,
    • Vatican Palace, Rome, Italy,
    • 1509-1511.
    • Fresco
    • David,
    • Michelangelo,
    • 1501-1504.
    • Marble,
    • 13' 5" high
    • Michelangelo,
    • ceiling of the Sistine Chapel,
    • Vatican City, Rome, Italy,
    • 1508-1512.
    • Fresco,
    • Michelangelo,
    • Last Judgment,
    • Fresco on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel,
    • Vatican City, Rome, Italy,
    • 1534-1541

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