Art 4424-Midterm

Art 4424-Midterm - C. Andrea del Verrocchio (1435-88) takes...

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C. Andrea del Verrocchio (1435-88) takes the name of his patron roughly contemporary with Pollaiuolo and his chief rival close to the Medici family jack of trades, does lots of sculpture ran a large workshop; many artists worked under him, many famous ones that we know of 1. * Baptism of Christ (altarpiece; in collaboration with the young Leonardo da Vinci), c. 1470 most famous of Verrocchio’s workshop paintings montage painted with mechanical… six foot altarpiece, not sure where it came from John the Baptist is important figure for Florence o animal cloak, skinny cross, shabby hair o “behold the lamb of God” (written on the painting) o patron saint of Florence, earliest example as a main scene in an altarpiece fair chance the painter was illiterate looking at John the Baptist we are reminded of Pollaiuolo without the interest in movement attention to detail, some areas almost look flawed
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2009 for the course ART 4424 taught by Professor M.zucker during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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Art 4424-Midterm - C. Andrea del Verrocchio (1435-88) takes...

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