16 - Early Italian and Northern Renaissance 5:23:00 PM Andrea Del Verrocchio"david c.1465-75 o similar posture to donatellos minus the hat plus

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Early Italian and Northern Renaissance 16/01/2008 17:23:00 Andrea Del Verrocchio “david” c.1465-75 o similar posture to donatello’s, minus the hat, plus clothing o more sinuous muscles, seems more youthful Luca del la Robia “modonna and child with lilies” c.1460 o glazed terra cotta tile piece at orsanmichelle o bright colors Antionia Pollaiuolo “Hercules and Antaeus” c.1475   (two men in a stuggle) o small (18in) bronze sculpture, made for modest home o called a tabletop sculpture o high degree of naturalism.  Can be seen easily from all angles “Battle of the ten nudes”  (engraving of just that) o burin- tool used to scratch design into metal  o anatomical study almost instead of work of art o cross-hatching  – parallel or perpendicular lines used to create  shadow or light
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Architecture Florence Cathedral (13 th  and 14 th  centuries) Wanted a big dome on top but expertise was lacking o Fillipo Brunelleschi did the job San Spirito c.1436 Basilica Plan Church – roots in early Christian architecture and how they  worshiped.  Has a long central aisle for more people and have processions. Nave (central part of the church) is intercepted by a transcept (crossing  section) capped off by the dome. Everything is symmetric and there’s a lot of mathematical regularity pillazo medici-riccardi c.1444 Michelozzo de Bartolommeo Established the tradition for Italian townhouses (design and decoration) The façade is 60 feet tall! (1) rusticated stones (2) more refined (3) most  refined Doric order, Ionic order, Corinthian order Northern Renaissance The Netherlands (area known as Flanders (Belgium and Holland)) In 1420 there was a clear stylistic break from the Gothic style and the  Renaissance art.
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Portraiture They were really good at portraits up north. Oil pigments and oil-based paints (as opposed to tempera and fresco) Allowed for slower drying time, more detail, more naturalistic Atmospheric perspective : objects close to the viewer have sharp and defined 
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16 - Early Italian and Northern Renaissance 5:23:00 PM Andrea Del Verrocchio"david c.1465-75 o similar posture to donatellos minus the hat plus

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