Art History 6a Week 8

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  1. Painted portrait of Septimius Severus and Family, found in Egypt, Roman Imperial period, c, 200 AD

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    Only known painted portrait of an emperor shows Severus with gray hair

    -Tondo (circular) portrait, son's face was missing (left side)
  2. Detail of head from portrait of Trebonianus Gallus, Rome, Roman, Imperial period, c, 251-253 AD

    • -Bronze
    • -Body conveyed power
    • -Heavy-set body dwarfs his head, which has a nervous expression
  3. Pont-du-Gard, Nimes (southern France), Roman, early Imperial (or Augustan) period, c. 16 BC

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    Brought water from distant mountain spring to Nimes- 100 gallons a day for each inhabitant

    -Bridge w/ arches-arches let water pass through
  4. Capitoline Temple (Jupiter, Juno, Minerva) - plan and section, Rome, c. 6-5th century BC
  5. Temple of "Fortuna Virilis" (Temple of Portunus), plan, Rome, Roman, Republican period, c. 75 BC
  6. Temple of "Fortuna Virilis" (Temple of Portunus) seen from front, Rome, Roman, Republican period, c. 75 BC

    • -Greek and Etruscan traditions, but purely Roman
    • -Ionic columns
    • -Dedicated to Portunus, the Roman God of harbors
  7. Temple of "Fortuna Virilis" (Temple of Portunus) seen from rear, Rome, Roman, Republican period, c. 75 BC
  8. Site plan of the Forum of Trajan, Rome, Roman, Imperial period, 112 AD (architect: Apollodorus of Damascus)

    -Equestrian statue, temple with columns, libraries, forum
  9. Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia, Palestrina, Italy - Drawing, Roman, Republican period, c. 120 BC

    • -Most impressive use of concrete during the Republican Period
    • -Symbol of growing dominance of Rome
    • -Built on hillside
  10. Hemicycle of the Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia, Palestrina, Italy, Roman, Republican period, late second century BC
  11. Market hall of the Markets of Trajan, Rome, Roman, Imperial period, 110 - 112 AD (architect: Apollodorus of Damascus
  12. Axonometric view of the Markets of Trajan, Rome, Roman, Imperial period, 110 - 112 AD (architect: Apollodorus of Damascus
  13. Hemicycle of the Markets of Trajan, Rome, Roman, Imperial period, 110 - 112 AD (architect: Apollodorus of Damascus)
  14. Cutaway drawing of the Pantheon, Rome, Roman, Imperial (Hadrianic) period, 118 - 125 AD
  15. Interior view of the Pantheon, Rome, Roman, Imperial (Hadrianic) period, 118 - 125 AD

    • -Coffered dome is 142 ft in diameter
    • -No supporting structures hold the roof
    • -Oculus: Opening in the room that shows the sky
  16. Pantheon, Rome, Roman, Imperial (Hadrianic) period, 118 - 125 AD - Structural section

    • -Temple of all of the Gods
    • -Built up using concrete of varied composition on each level
    • -Dome's thickness decreases as it nears the oculus
    • -Coffers (sunken decorative panels) lessened the dome's weight without weakening the structure
  17. Reconstruction drawing of the Basilica Nova (Basilica of Constantine), Rome, Roman, Late Imperial period, c. 306 - 312 AD

    • -Constantine's image dominated the interior of the basilica
    • -Great concrete vaults (arch-like enclosures) in the interior
  18. Emperor Caracalla (Metrolopolitan Museum of Art, NY), c. 210-220 AD

    • -Suspicious personality
    • -Brow is knotted, turns head over left shoulder, as if he expects danger from behind
    • -Possibly scared of assassination, as this was the fate of many emperors of this era
  19. Constantine the Great, Colossal Portrait, Rome, AD 330

    • -8 1/2 ft tall head
    • -His facial expression and eyes convey a sense of eternal authority, as he gazes out into the distance
    • Arch of Constantine, Rome, south side, c. 310-315 AD
    • -Commemorated Constantine's defeat of Maxentius (end of civil war)
    • -Copied previous arches (Trajan, etc)
    • -Frieze is not really a story like Trajan, but more of just figures frozen in time
  20. Arch of Constantine, Rome, 'Donatio' panel, detail

    • -This frieze is less a narrative of action than a picture of actors frozen in time
    • -Composition's rigid formality reflects the new set of values that would come to dominate medieval art
  21. Arch of Constantine, Rome, 'Donatio' panel, whole view

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