Vocabulary List 2

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Vocabulary List 2 anamorphic image : a distorted image that must be viewed by some special means (ex- mirror) to be recognized baldacchino : a canopy of columns frequently built over an altar Baroque : the traditional blanket designation for European art from 1600 to 1750. Art features include dramatic theatrical and elaborate ornamentation in contrast to the simplicity and orderly rationality of Renaissance art. It is most appropriately applied to Italian art of the period. camera obscura : latin for “dark room”. An ancestor of the modern camera in which a tiny pinhole that acts like a lens projects an image on a screen of some sort. It was used by artists in the 17 th , 18 th , and early 19 th centuries as an aid in drawing from nature Caravaggisti Cartoon : in painting, a full suize preliminary drawing from which a painting is made cloth of honor diptych : a two paneled painting or altarpiece; also, an ancient Roman, Early Christian, or Byzantine hinged writing tablet, often of ivory and carved on the sides genre vs. genre scene Genre Genre scene: of everyday life glaze (oil painting) : a thin transparent or semitransparent layer applied over a color to altar it slightly fête galante : French for “amorous festival” – a type of Rococo painting depicting the
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