Siena catchedral - 4 other smaller altar pieces for Mary Annunciation of Mary Martini and Memmi signed and dated First time an altar piece that has

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Sheet1 Page 1 Siena Cathedral Large gothic Dedicated to Mary Altar Piece "Miastas" - by Duccio 7ft by 14ft Heavy wood panel Predella - base of the altar piece. Small Scenes from the life of Jesus Some panels are missing due to being dismantled and moved around Back was painted also Viewable from the Chancel - where the clergy sit 20 scenes from the life of Jesus One of the scenes has over 50ppl in it with individual faces. Last Supper: Jesus is offering Judas bread Did not put halos on the lower side of the table so everything could be scene Some scenes are larger than others - importance Flat abstract gold background - Delimited depth Repetitive characters are dressed the same so you know who is who Spatial awareness within figures 1308-1311 - painted Carried from his workshop to the cathedral in a parade. Signed it at the foot of the throne About eye level Holy Mother be thou the cause of peace for Siena and because he painted thou thus please give life to Duccio. Liked to outline the images
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Unformatted text preview: 4 other smaller altar pieces for Mary Annunciation of Mary Martini and Memmi - signed and dated First time an altar piece that has a narrative being told. 9ft by 9ft Currently in the Ofitzi museum White Lily - symbol of virginity Olive - symbol of peace Depicts the words the Angel speaks to Mary. Words travel to her. Figure Angel and Mary Figure Birth of the Virgin 1342 Pietro Lorenzetti Narrative 6ft by 6ft Presentation of Baby Jesus in the Temple 1342 Ambrosio Lorenzetti - guys brother Narrative 6ft by 6ft Mother is purified as part of the ceremony Used diagonal lines Sheet1 Page 2 Orthogomals - fool your eye for depth Transversals go across Duccio had not been to the Holy Land so he made it look like Siena. D Siena at war with the Florentines 1280 Town came into cathedral and prayed to the "Madonna of the Large Eyes" (small altar piece) to win the war. Win, thankful, so they build the big ass altar piece....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 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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