ART188 - Italo-Byzantine Style Or maniera greca Cimabue...

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Italo-Byzantine Style Or “maniera greca” Cimabue (CHEEM-A-BOO-WE), “ Virgin and Child Enthroned ” (1280). Originally painted for the Church of Santa Trinita, Florence Example of an “alter piece”; above the alter table Religious work of art Image that you pray through (icon) People pray to the people depicted in the image Lots of gold (symbolized wealth) Mary is gesturing toward Jesus Jesus looks like a miniature adult Serves as a transition from the mid-evil times to renaissance painting Giotto di Bondone, “ Virgin and Child Enthroned ” (1305). Originally at Church of the Ognissanti, Florence. Renaissance panting Much more intense focus on Mary and Jesus. Stronger contrast of color, more varied color palet Throne is more detailed; more dimension to it Perspective looks more advanced o Perspective-illusionistic perception of depth Greater emphasis put on Mary and Jesus being the central focus of the picture; the angels are below them
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