Art History 23 - Chapter 23 Fig 23-01 Allegory of Law and...

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Chapter 23 Fig 23-01 Allegory of Law and Grace Broadsheet Woodcut combines text and image Protestant visual tactic Stress the difference between protestant and catholic philosophies of hell Direct, clean, simple lines Devotional aid Vehicle for educating the masses because could be printed easily On the left half Judgement Day has arrived, represented by Christ appearing in cloud Left hand raised in symbol of damnation On the right half God saves the sinners Fig 23-04 Last Supper Woodcut Shows aftermath of Christ announcing betrayal, not the traditional moment Very protestant Symbolises the scene as a reenactment, with the empty plate in the front (should have a lamb on it, as in traditional imagery) illustrating that the bread and wine are not the body of Chist, only symbolic Durer moved the bread and wine to the end of they table so that it is noticeably not within reach so you know that is NOT what the scene is about Creates a perspectival box—creates texture and surface with use of crosshatching— shows his technique
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course ART HIST 106 taught by Professor Budd during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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Art History 23 - Chapter 23 Fig 23-01 Allegory of Law and...

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