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  1. Bernini, Baldacchino
  2. Bernini, David 1623
  3. Bernini, Ecstasy of St. Theresa 1645-1652
  4. Caravaggio, Calling of St. Matthew 1597-1601
  5. Caravaggio, Conversion of St. Paul c. 1601
  6. Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes c. 1614-1620
  7. Gentileschi, Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting c.1638-1639
  8. Rubens, Elevation of the Cross, 1610
  9. Rubens, Arrival of Marie de’ Medici at Marseilles, 1622-1625
  10. Velázquez, Las Meninas (The Maids of Honor) 1656
  11. Hals, The Women Regents of the Old Men’s Home at Haarlem, 1664
    • Ruisdael, View
    • of Haarlem from the Dunes at Overveen c. 1670
  12. Leyster, Self-Portrait, c. 1633
    • Claesz, Vanitas
    • Still Life 1630s
  13. Steen, Feast of St. Nicholas c. 1660-1665
  14. Rembrandt, The Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq (The Night Watch) 1642
  15. Rembrandt, Self-Portrait c. 1659-60
  16. Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance c. 1664
  17. Vermeer, Allegory of the Art of Painting 1670-1675
  18. Counter-Reformation
    • was the period of Catholic revival beginning with the Council of Trent (1545–1563) and ending at the close of the Thirty Years' War (1648), which is sometimes considered a response to the Protestant Reformation. The Counter-Reformation was a comprehensive effort composed of four major elements:
    • Ecclesiastical or structural reconfigurationReligious ordersSpiritual movementsPolitical dimensions
    • Such reforms included the foundation of seminaries for the proper
    • training of priests in the spiritual life and the theological traditions
    • of the Church, the reform of religious life by returning orders to
    • their spiritual foundations, and new spiritual movements focusing on the
    • devotional life and a personal relationship with Christ, including the Spanish mystics and the French school of spirituality. It also involved political activities that included the Roman Inquisition.
  19. Baroque
    • a period of artistic style
    • that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to
    • produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur in sculpture, painting,
    • architecture, literature, dance and music. The style began around 1600
    • in Rome, Italy and spread to most of Europe.[
  20. Florid
    • Florid (literally "flowery") is a word with several usages including:[1][2]
    • Having a rosy complexion, ruddyExcessively intricate, elaborately ornate or complicated, highly oramented (of music, art, textiles, etc.)
  21. tenebrism
    • from the Italian tenebroso (murky), also called dramatic illumination, is a style of painting using very pronounced chiaroscuro, where there are violent contrasts of light and dark and darkness becomes a dominating feature of the image. Caravaggio,
    • a Baroque artist, is generally credited with the invention of the
    • style, although this technique was used much earlier by various artists,
    • such as Albrecht Dürer.
  22. vanitas
    • type of symbolic work of art especially associated with still life painting in Flanders and the Netherlands in the 16th and 17th centuries, though also common in other places and periods. The Latin word means "vanity"
    • and loosely translated corresponds to the meaninglessness of earthly
    • life and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits
  23. memento mori
    an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death
  24. allegory
    allegory conveys its hidden message through symbolic figures, actions, imagery, and/or events. Allegory is generally treated as a figure of rhetoric; a rhetorical allegory is a demonstrative form of representation conveying meaning other than the words that are spoken.
    • The founding of Tenochtitlán, Codex
    • Mendoza, Aztec c. 1540-1542
    • Mictlantecuhtli and Quetzalcoatl,
    • Borgia Codex Aztec c. 1400-1500
  25. Reconstruction drawing, Great Temple Aztec
  26. Coyolxauhqui, Aztec
  27. Coatlicue, Aztec

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Art History Final
2013-04-21 13:15:13
Reformation Impressionist Baroque

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