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art history  13:39  Renaissance- French word used in English, meaning rebirth. - a renewed interest in antiquity ITALY -idea of civic pride, expressed through art maniera greca , meaning Greek manner ~Saint Frances Altarpiece  center panel of an altarpiece, a saint depicted. -flat space -Gold ground- very thin sheet of gold  (byzantine tradition) iconoclastic-imagery  Giotto di Bondone (artist) His style was very naturalistic looking Good balance in paintings Wet plaster mean you plaster the wall and than paint it while the plaster is still white. Sienna (state) made a lot of money by importing silk Invested a lot of money into monuments Duccio’s Maesta’ in Siene Very big, very detaliled.  About 13 ft high alter piece Madonnna enthroned by saints Because of size, was housed in the cathedral Artist: Duccio Maestic Betrayal of Jesus Still gold background. Rocks, trees, etc. very realistic
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course ARTH 1440 taught by Professor Camerlenghi during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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