NORTHERN EUROPEAN

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NORTHERN EUROPEAN
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Northern European Art 1400 1600
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    • PAREMENT DE NARBONNE
    • 1378

    • FRANCE
    • -silk cloth above altar
    • -extensive consecutive narrative
    • -contained, framed by arches
    • MADONNA IN A CHURCH
    • 1425
    • JAN VAN EYCK
    • BELGIUM
    • -part of diptych
    • -gothic church, soaring architecture
    • -Mary framed by arch, curved like the arches; Mary made into column
    • -paradox of earthly and divine
    • -question of reality, Mary's relationship with the church-> she's "bigger" than the church
    • -must be divine light coming in church (light couldn't come from that side, gothic cathedral position)
    • -christ in "seat of wisdom"
    • -despite Int'l style, later work of Eyck
    • MIRAFLORES ALTARPIECE
    • 1435
    • ROGER VAN DER WEYDEN
    • BELGIUM
    • -space and time come together
    • -space unfolds through frames; deeper in background
    • -arch used as frame
    • -balanced, normative
    • - everything is visible, every detail
    • -space is important-> shallow, deepened, deepest
  1. ANNUNCIATION OF THE DEATH OF VIRGIN

    • DUCCIO
    • -in interior, Virgin looks more human, sitting on cushion
    • -style not too Int'l; little bit of drama
  2. CHARLES VI TALKING TO HIS ADVISOR from Boucicaut Heures

    • BOUCICAUT MASTER
    • -king of France at, with Duc de Berry on side
    • -domestic interior
    • -Flor de lis all over fabric, decoration of the International Style
    • -viewer has no relationship to figures
    • ANNUNCIATION
    • 1305
    • GIOTTO
    • fresco from Arena Chapel
    • -Anna in domestic interior, clumsy posture
    • -angel coming through the window, awkward stuck in window
    • -mystery of happening, boxlike interior
    • -we see maid outside (hears something)
    • -Experience of thresholds
    • -various levels of experience
    • ST JOHN on Island of Potmos from Tres Riches
    • LIMBOURGH BROS
    • -better contrapposto- free indiviual
    • -coming together of heaven and earth
    • ANNUNCIATION of the DEATH of VIRGIN
    • DUCCIO
    • -in interior, virgin looks more human, sitting on cushion
    • -style not too int'l; little bit of drama
    • FLIGHT of EGYPT from Boucicaut Heures
    • LIMBOURGH BROS
    • -Int'l style shown through great colors, decorative shapes
    • -central through sun and Mary but not entirely axial
    • MEETING of MAGI from Tres Riches
    • LIMBOURGH BROS
    • -road altar, beautiful costumes, long features (int'l style)
    • -interest in exotic discoveries (i.e. lions)
    • -made to glorify and please the Duke de Berry
    • -recognizably France, not Jerusalem
    • -decorative frame-> takes away from reality
    • MARCH calendar page from Tres Heures
    • LIMBOURGH BROS
    • -shoes labors of the month: plowing, grape vines
    • -castle of Duke de Berry in background
    • -cyclical composition, attempt at axial line in landscape
    • - same road altar (marker) as 'meeting of magi'
    • -play with light and shadow, high horizon (typical of int'l style)
    • NATIVITY from Tres Riches
    • LIMBOURGH BROS
    • -central axis to baby jesus
    • -interesting decorative framing
    • STROZZI ALTARPIECE, Adoration of Magi
    • GENTILE Da FABRIANO
    • -amazing rich color BUT story is lost through lushness of image
    • -extremely high horizon
    • -no visual emphasis on drama
    • ADORATION of the MAGI from Tres Riches
    • LIMBOURGH BROS
    • -light and shadoe
    • -central axis is lost to leopards
    • DEPOSITION from CROSS
    • 1338
    • SIMONE MARTINI
    • -intense gold leaf background
    • -facial expression, dramatic
    • -asymmetric, very low horizon
    • -gold background becomes negative space
    • MADONNA in ROSE BUSH
    • STEFANO DA GIOVANNI
    • -international style
    • -Madonna in Humility
    • -not a space that you can occupy (pattern)
    • -madonna larger than st catherine, even though shes farther back
    • APRIL calendar page from Tres Riches
    • LIMBOURGH BROS
    • -secular image
    • -"aesthetic ideal masquerading as an ethic ideal"
    • -apple orchids to right, weird perspective
    • -aristocrats having ring exchange, courtly style
    • -Duke de Berry's castle is background (no integration between figures and landscape)
    • MAY calendar page from Tres Riches
    • LIMBOURGH BROS
    • -Duke de Berry castle in background (some what portrait of Duke)
    • -courtiers out for horse ride
    • -intense pattern, high horizon
    • -functions as a flat tapestry, layers
    • CORONATION of the VIRGIN form Tres Riches
    • LIMBOURGH BROS
    • -decorative, high patterning, artificial
    • -small illumination and marginal imagery
    • -no earthly setting, little depth
    • -emphasis on weird contour of frame-> takes away from reality
    • -frame object in itself

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