ARTH225 Lecture03

ARTH225 Lecture03 - ARTH225 September3 TheDivineComedy

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ARTH 225 September 3 The Divine Comedy CONTO III – The gate speaks = inscriptions on the gate Saint Francis o art is very iconic, figure relatively flat, relatively little space Christ on the Cross – end of 13 th  c. o Cimabue o Christ depicted as death as apposed to triumphant Madonna and Child o Relatively shallow, use of old, repetition of angels Madonna and Child 1221 o Approx 10 feet o Sienese developed large paintings before Cimabue 1280 The Virgin, Cimabue o Glazes of the prophets intensifies the gaze of the Virgin Assisi, Cimabue Coronation of the Virgin, Torriti o Heavenly sphere, surrounded by saints o Byzentine art but conforms to certain conventions o Heaven as a kind of paradise o Heavily imaged o Depth of anatomy under the drapery, relatively convincing Cavallini
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ARTH 225 September 3 o Jesus Preaching to Jerusalem, 1270 May be an interpretation of the original 
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course ARTH 225 taught by Professor Barolsky during the Spring '09 term at UVA.

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ARTH225 Lecture03 - ARTH225 September3 TheDivineComedy

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