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ARTS 1303 - Discussion 3

ARTS 1303 - Discussion 3 - Compare to the artwork painted...

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Compare to the artwork painted by Cimabue, the “VIRGIN AND CHILD ENTHRONED” (Figure 17-7, page 563) of the same topic painted by Giotto di Bondone has many different characteristics showing a shift in style. Using Italo-Byzantine, Cimabue might have attempted, like other artists of the time, to bring Roman and Greek ideas such as idealism into artwork. In contrast, Giotto depicted those such as Mary in a more realistic sense and expressed genuine human emotions, perhaps because of the rise of humanism, where Christianity was the model for religious innovators and Greek and Roman art influenced medieval artists’ depiction of perspective and realism. The most obvious difference is the increase in the detail of the clothing and the body of Madonna. Giotto portrays the Virgin Mary as a heavier set figure with clearly protruding knees visible by the folds of her clothing. Her visage also shows much greater detail –
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