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Pulpit of the Baptistery Artist : Nicola Pisano (1259-1260) Place: Piza, Italy Importance : He was the first to sign and date his artwork – shows a raise in artists’ status. Inspiration for the reliefs came from Roman sarcophagi. Baptistery pulpit: Annunciation, Nativity, and Adoration of the Shepherds Artist: Nicola Pisano Place: Piza, Italy Importance: This relief depicts three different scenes (look at title). Mary is seen twice. She is shown twice the size of the other people – meaning she is the focal point of the relief.
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Baptistery pulpit: Annunciation, Nativity, and Adoration of the Shepherds Artist: Giovanni Pisano (son of Nicola) Place: Sant’ Andreas, Pistoia, Italy Importance: Unlike his dad who worked in classical traditions, Gio was influenced by French Gothic. The relief depicts emotion: Annunciation—Mary shrinks from Angel’s appearance in posture of alarm touched with humility, Nativity—Mary shown with a spasm of apprehension as her body contracts. Hair is all stylized (not realistic looking). Madonna Enthroned with Angels and Prophets Artist: Cimabue (Cenni di Pepo) Place: Santa Trinita in Florence, Italy (1280-1290) Importance: Cimabue uses gold embellishments common to Byzantine art for the folds of Mary’s robes, but they are no longer merely decorative patterns. They
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course AHST 1304 taught by Professor Goode during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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