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Unformatted text preview: ARTH 225 September 22 & 24 & 29 Dante: e’ l’ombra sua qui furiosa Fresco, Pisa, painter unknown o Not a complex space as presented in Ambrogio o Last Judgement Lorenzo Matinni o Symmetrical & mathematical o Relief by Siennese artist o Façade with scenes from the Creation Depicting liquid on stone Fluid quality of style Last Judgment – the damned, arm amputated by dragon; stone into flame Florence, second half of Trecento Andrea da Firenze, Chapter House of Santa Maria Novella (place of governance) o Triumph of the Church Ideal assembly Not as convincing space Dome (traditional symbol of Heaven) rises to the level of paradise Sense of hierarchy, exemplary of Dante’s journey Saints gazing up at God Progression from the real city (Florence) toward new Jerusalem ARTH 225 September 22 & 24 & 29 Cione brothers o Strozzi Chapel at Santa Maria by Cione brothers Altarpiece • Jesus hovering, austere and forbidding as in Last Judgment • Capturing the effect of the Black Death, transcending death? • Throwback to earlier iconic painting where figure not full space not deep • Saint John point at Jesus and gazing at audience Last Judgment on top of stained glass which allows light to flood in Hell – left side of Jesus from Last Judgement, Naudo di Cione • Not just a painting of hell but specifically inspired by events of the year?Not just a painting of hell but specifically inspired by events of the year?...
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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.
- Spring '09