Week 13 AH 120

Week 13 AH 120 - Week 13 AH 120 Florence Renaissance 15th...

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Week 13 AH 120 Florence Renaissance 15 th c. Ghiberti, Sacrifice of Isaac, competition panel Made in bronze and done in Gothic style Winner of the competition Possibly won because he included an exceptional classical style nude Abraham is gothic but Isaac is classical Brunelleschi, Sacrifice of Isaac, competition panel Bronze and Gothic style Shows a lot of action in the scene Violent Brunelleschi, Dome of Cathedral Conical, ribbed dome Is not the typical semi circle hemisphere Couldn’t put an actual dome on top Gothic constructed dome: pointed arch, ribbed vaulting Self-buttressed unit→ requires no external support Brunelleschi, Hospital of the Innocents Classical elements: semi-circular arches, architrave, Corinthian capitals→ shows classical revival Roundels with babies is new to architecture Simple, symmetrical design like antiquity Donatello, David (McHam reading) Created for the Medici McHam: statue would have been a symbol of Florence
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