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Unformatted text preview: ARTH 225 September 1 Divine Comedy Heaven’s Court – the supreme court of all court, court culture presided over by the kings and queens Following the example of Virgil and looking to surpass him Brings truth (Christian, unlike Virgil) Tuscany & Rome Florence o Perpetually in battle with ?, south of Florence o Statue of Marcus Aralias by Michelangelo – one of the classical revival of Don cello o Statue o Trecmto bu Andrea Pisano – difference in carving in 13th, block like figure o Artist at Work & Triptic with Gothic pointed arch o Madonna and Child by Duccio – attenuated fingers, linear, long forms as apposed to block light quality • Jesus still look like a mini man, but action respond baby’s action, reaching to Madonna • Size of picture – small portable picture peobably for personal devotion • (Comparison with Giotto’s Birth of the Virgin – exercise of solid geometry, massive blocks,...
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- Spring '09
- renaissance, Tuscany, Divine Comedy Heaven, bu Andrea Pisano