ARTH225 Lecture08&09&10

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ARTH 225 Dante: e’ l’ombra sua qui furiosa Fresco, Pisa, Master of the Triumph of Death, 1330 o Not a complex space as presented in Ambrogio o Last Judgement Lorenzo Maitani, Orvieto Cathedral, Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, 1310 – 1456 o 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, 1366 Ideal assembly Not as convincing space Dome (traditional symbol of Heaven) rises to the level of paradise
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ARTH 225 Sense of hierarchy, exemplary of Dante’s journey Saints gazing up at God Progression from the real city (Florence) toward new Jerusalem Cione brothers – Andrea Orcagna and Nardo di Cione o Strozzi Chapel at Santa Maria by Cione brothers Altarpiece, Enthroned Jesus with Madonna and Saints, 1355 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? Inspired by Dante?
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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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