212-HO 7-Etruscan - -Model of an Etruscan temple(fig 6-2 o...

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Cal Poly Pomona – Fall 2007 Art 212 – History of Western Art Prof. Pradel Handout 7 - ETRUSCAN ART Textbook chapter: “Italy Before the Romans: The Art of the Etruscans.” Etruria (modern Tuscany, Italy) Funerary art - Rock cut tombs in Cerveteri and Tarquinia (7 th – 2 nd BCE) (fig. 6-5) o Funerary mounds (tumulus, pl. tumuli) o Underground tomb chambers o Tufa Archaic period (6 th century BCE) - Sarcophagus with reclining couples, from Cerveteri (fig. 6-4) o Terracotta Classical period (5 th century BCE– 323 BCE) - Tomb of the Leopards, Tarquinia, 5 th BC (fig. 6-8) o Mural painting - Tombs of the Reliefs, Cerveteri, 3 rd BCE (fig. 6-7) o Stucco reliefs Temple architecture and sculpture Archaic period (6 th
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Unformatted text preview: -Model of an Etruscan temple (fig. 6-2) o Mud brick and wood-Apullu (Apollo) (fig. 6-3) o Terracotta Bronze sculpture Hellenistic period (323 BCE-89 BCE) - 4 th – 1 st BCE 89 BCE Romanization of Italy-Aule Metele, Arringatore or Orator, 1st BCE o Roman portrait Study questions 1. Describe the Etruscan funerary architecture and art. 2. Describe the Etruscan temple architecture. Compare and contrast with Greek temple architecture. 3. Characterize the Etruscan sculptural representation of Etruscan gods. Compare it to the Greek ones. 4. What does the portrait of Aule Metele reveal about the political situation of the Etruscan?...
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