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17:11 Medieval art Religious Supernatural > natural    Cimabue,  Virgin and Child Enthroned ( Maesta), 1280;  Gallena delgli Uffizi, Florence Head inclined, very medieval Virgin sitting on throne, carried by angels Four prophets underneath who predicted resurrection of Jesus
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Faces front Prophets in middle – arch or niche?  2 points of views exist  Gold to highlight Greatest emphasis on Virgin = Jesus is savior Hierarchical scale  Giotto , Virgin and Child Enthroned ( Maesta)   Throne is symmetrical, provides room for Virgin, physical object existing in our world More function = more simple than Cimabue Angels arranged in a cluster, overlap
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Figure has more volume Highlights knees; less decorative patterns on dress Holds Christ more securely = loving, protecting mother  Emphasizes a more mother, child relationship, space, & human emotion; Human nature  stands in the center 
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