13012 Class Note

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Italian High Renaissance Painting 16:46 Piero della Francesca, Double Portrait of Batista Sforza and Federico da Montefeltro,  ca. 1474, oil and tempera on panel (Janson 15.44) Seen from bust up/profile Shows distance between viewer Clothing shows status Expensive jewelry Elaborate clothing Hat -> high status Wife  pale -> doesn’t need to do outside labor  ideal of Renaissance beauty plucked out eyebrows/hairline Husband Portrayed from left side -> missing right eye Landscape Suggestion that land is theirs Head situated above horizon line Superior  Man -> water -> venture out into the world Wife -> confined to domestic sphere 
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Portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci  Painter Considered himself more as a scientist  Leonardo, Vitruvian Man , c.1490 Always wrote from right to left Used art to have a better understanding of nature and humanity Leonardo, Last Supper,  tempera and oil on plaster, Milan 1495-98 Considered about human emotion Setting - refectory of Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan  Many attempts to protect it 3 groups relative clear arrangement of apostles Left: in shock, can’t believe what they just heart Right: arguing amongst themselves Middle: “Am I going be the one that betrays you?” Uses one point linear perspective Singles Christ out 
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course 830 201 taught by Professor Leyton during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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