Art 152 28 January 2008

Art 152 28 January 2008 - Art 152 28 January 2008 Fifteenth...

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Art 152 28 January 2008 Fifteenth Century Art: Flanders Parts of Belgium and Holland, Luxembourg Revitalized civic life, merchants, bankers by their own merit (not through inheritance); merchants supported scholarship, lit, and art; supported churches Humanism – education to those not just involved with the church Increased investigation into natural world; theology under experimental scrutiny; detailed observation in art and part of scientific experiment More personality – portraits were more life-like, sometimes unflattering Bruges – port city, ruled by Duke of Burgundy; Philip the Bold, Philip the Good – very powerful, married into control, related to French royalty; independent of France – Flanders, Netherlands sided with England in 100 years’ war o Claus Sluter, Well of Moses, detail of Moses and David, for the Chartreuse de Champmol, 1395-1406, limestone with traces of paint, Dijon, France Carthusian monks – no active ministry, prayed all day; community would house the bodies of Philip the Bold’s family, monks prayed for their souls Unfinished – a second section would have represented the NT Old Dispensation represents the figures in the OT who were forerunners, prophets
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course ART 152 taught by Professor Bauer during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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