Northern European

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Northern European
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    • MADONNA of CANONICUS VAN DER PAELE
    • JAN VAN EYCK
    • 1436
    • -strange tiny hands
    • -madonna has jewels on cuffs (illusion)
    • -amazing naturalism (old man)-> illusion of wrinkles
    • -endless symbolic images, in some sort of round building (apse?)
    • -no direct connection to outer world- except small windows
    • -figure all same scale, round room creates enclosure
    • -intimate; incredible effects of gold
    • -different levels of artifice
    • ST LUCY ALTARPIECE
    • DOMENICO VENEZIANO
    • 1445
    • -two urban saints and two nature saints-> balance and equality
    • -spacial confusion-> where in the church are they?
    • -not much concern with reflective light-> like van eyck
    • -figures placed in separated 3 portals
    • -madonna's huge; not intimate (distanced form view)
    • -figures both looking inward and outward
    • WINGS of DRESDEN ALTARPIECE
    • JAN VAN EYCK
    • 1430
    • -annunciation scene, statue of Gabriel and mary
    • -marble frames
    • -consistent light source
    • -illusionistic -> painted in resi
    • ANNUNCIATION DIPTYCH
    • JAN VAN EYCK
    • 1434
    • -illusionistically painted, in resi
    • -reflections in back
    • -suggestion of depth between frame and painting
    • -straight forward narrative
    • -writing on frame
    • LEAL SOUVENIR
    • JAN VAN EYCK
    • 1432
    • -portrait- internality, all painted
    • -hands very important! interplay of hands and head
    • -what they do? what they think?
    • -blocky features-> doesn't look like aristocrat
    • -'souvenir' means memorial
    • -reference to gravestone, lightly leaning on stone
    • -figure comes out of darkness
    • -many different languages painted
    • -head and face larger than body
    • -likely to have been commissioned by Philip the Good
    • MAN WITH the RED TURBAN
    • JAN VAN EYCK
    • 1433
    • -interiority to portrait
    • -possibly self-portrait, gold frame with date 1483 OCTOBER
    • -why do we think that? looking out, NO hands
    • -can barely make out outline of body
    • -great description-> 5 oclock shadow, fur collar, veins
    • -illusionistic, realistic
    • -no setting but freat depth, brings face forward
    • -text says "jan van eyck made me" "as best I can"
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    • ARNOLFINI WEDDING
    • JAN VAN EYCK
    • 1434
    • -Giovani Arnolfini- wealthy banker (involved with Philip Good court)
    • -portrait of wedding, one of FIRST in domestic portraits
    • -beginning of portraits in a context (interior)
    • -sacredized domestic interior with tons of symbols
    • -taking off shoes= sacred ground
    • -dog-> fidelity and lust
    • -candle- symbol of christ
    • -still like on table- passage of time, fruit that rots
    • -convex mirror in back; hands join in front of gargole (protection and lust)
    • -so many day to day associations
    • -light from window lights her up
    • -hes next to window-> connected to outside world; defined by light and shadow
    • -she's next to bed-> domestic; lit up with color
    • -undercurrent of sexuality- suggestive, skirt lifted
    • -he's inward thinking whereas she is looking out, at him
    • -above convex mirror written on wall "Jan Van Eyck was here"
    • -convex mirror-> 2 people between couple, witnesses
    • -most illusionistic passage in painting
    • -see more of them, the landscape, and the table in mirror
    • -2 doorways on background-> portals of reality
    • LAS MENINAS
    • VELASQUES
    • 1556
    • -man on left, very dark and elegant
    • -princess dressed in white, courtly figures surrounding her
    • -people in back defined by light and shadow-> most real
    • -palace interior, one main light source
    • -strange reversal , with 8ft canvas in foreground
    • -room full of painting collection
    • -king and queen depicted in background through mirror
    • -more depth to space
    • ROLIN MADONNA
    • JAN VAN EYCK
    • 1433
    • -chancellor Rolin at highest devotion, having vision of madonna and child
    • -in Renaissance period loggia
    • -Nicolas Rolin-> powerful banker and head-chopper
    • -has a lot to pray for
    • -above him on column capital depict negative scenes of bible (expulsion, drunken..)
    • -above Virgin is positive scene from bible
    • -no introducing figure between Rolin and madonna; direct relationship
    • -Rolin outward looking-> almost looks through Virgin; Madonna inward looking
    • -Virgin and Rolin same size and level
    • -Rolins hands same height as baby jesus
    • -Rolin visibly aware of his wrongdoings-> face is reflective
    • -LANDSCAPE very important!
    • -bridge connects vineyard to cityscape (city of god)-> also connects Rolin and Virgin
    • -Triple portal- trinity
    • -three part separation: rolin/jesus/virgin, vineyard/water/city, trinity
    • -emphasis on opposition!! vertical/horizontal
    • -outward and inward theme: rolin/virgin, 2 figures on balcony, 2 peacocks
    • -line of tiles between rolin and virgin lead eyes straight to landscape
    • -INTERIORITY OF VISION
    • ST BARBARA
    • JAN VAN EYCK
    • 1437
    • -illusionistic frame
    • -painted to look like incised marble
    • -painted to resemble drawing
    • -she aligned with tower behind her, robe spread out
    • -tower still being built
    • -back to church, looks inward
    • -new for sketch-like art to be signed and framed
    • SAINT LUKE PAINTING the VIRGIN
    • DIRCK BAEGERT
    • 1470
    • -small triptych, joseph and small jesus working on right
    • -st luke writing gospel on left, dog domesticates scene
    • -middle, virgin seemingly in church
    • -old testament left, new on right
    • -full of windows and doorways-> realities
    • -convex mirror in background-> levels of seeing
    • -radically different time periods in panels
    • -not continuous narrative

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