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Chapter 16 notes - Chapter 16 La Dessert by Henri Matisse...

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Chapter 16 La Dessert by Henri Matisse 1897 (Fig. 542) o Started out career as law student but in his early 20s had appendicitis o His mother brought him paints while he was in bed o Gave up law and went into art o Early work o Interior view of maid setting table Self-Portrait by Matisse o Developed fauvism Fauvism-art movement of approximately 1904 to 1907; name comes from French word “fauve,” or “wild beast.” The Style is most easily recognized by its unnatural use of color, or so-called arbitrary color sketch for Joy of Life by Matisse, 1905 (Fig. 544) - Arbitrary color - the seemingly careless depiction of the figures is based on Matisse’s knowledge of human anatomy and drawing Woman with Flowered Hat by Henri Matisse 1905-06 Portrait of Mme. Matisse, (the Green Stripe), 1906 Matisse, Self-Portrait, Three-Quarter view 1948, Lithograph o Good at making sketches of simple use of line Narcissus and the Dance by Henri Matisse Lady in Blue by Matisse 1937 o Known for use of color o Manipulates human form o Draws many Collage pieces Early Italian Renaissance (1400-1490) - Renaissance means rebirth, the rebirth of classical antiquity - Classical antiquity is the historical periods including the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome Donatello , David (c. 1386-1466) - bronze - contrapposto- weight shifted on one leg - first life-sized, freestanding nude statue since Roman times - David slayer of Goliath in adolescent age Tommaso, called Masaccio (1401-1427) Fra Filippo Lippi, Fra is short for fratello, the Italian word for brother (1406- 1469) Sandro Botticelli (c. 1444-1510)
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Merchants made a lot of money from fabric production so they decided to beautify their city starting with statues dedicated to individual saints Ancient Roman statue of woman and child Medieval statue of The Madonna and Child o Less realistic The Baptistry, Florence, Italy Ghiberti won competition of Gates of Paradise St Mark by Donatello t Mary Magdalen by Dontello o A forcefully expressive figure of old age and repentance o Painted wood t Gattamelata by Donatello t The Holy Trinity by Masaccio o 1425 o Fresco o Located in church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence Italy o Lower portion of the Holy Trinity showing a skeleton on a sarcophagus with an inscription that says: “ I used to be what you are, and what I am you too will be” o The composition is centered on an open chapel in which is seen the Trinity o The white dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit o Has vanishing point o Clothed nudes with garments draped like real fabric t An Enthroned Madonna and child by Masaccio by Fra Fillippo Lippi t Madonna and child by Fra Filippo Lippi o C.1440-1445 o Figure 167 o Lippi methodically built up thin layers of color, creating a smooth, almost luminous
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ART 1001 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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