Art 152 16 January 2008

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Art 152 16 January 2008 Fourteenth Century Art: France, England, and the Holy Roman Empire Cultural centers: Prague, Paris End of 100 years war led to rise of a middle class and economic opportunity o Commissioned religious art for homes and churches (cult of the Virgin Mary) o Not many architectural commissions (skilled labor hard to find, stone hard to find, ship, and pay for) o Adding on to chapels, finishing gothic structures o Emphasis on elegance graceful movement, increased realism and details of nature o Jean Pucelle, Book of Hours of Jeanne d’Evreux, folios 15v(erso) and 16r(ecto), betrayal and arrest of chirst and annunciation, 1325-1328, grisaille (mostly in a gray monochrome) and color on vellum, Paris, France – prayers to say for different occasions; could be worn or carried; highly important Married Charles IV; gift to her; left it to Jean Pucelle in will; she is in her book Italian and English life 16r like “Allegory of a good government” French elegance and grace – sinuous curve, delicate, narrow features of the face
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