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Unformatted text preview: High Renaissance Architecture & Northern Italy and Venice 13/02/2008 16:34:00 Donato Bramante Tempieto church of San Pietro, Rome c.1502-10 o represents a central plan: symmetrical, everything radiates from center o references two schools of classical design Chosen by the pope to rebuild Plan for the New Saint Peters Basilica c.1506 o it had fallen into disrepair o central plan/greek cross plan four equal arms, dominated by a large dome o he died, so it didnt work out Christoforo foppa Caradosso Medal showing Bramantes design for Saint Peters 1506 Michelangelo Plan for Saint Peters Basilica c.1546 o same only with a projection on the south end to create a larger space for congregational worship o the dome remained in the plans Giacomo della Porta Dome of the Basillica 1590 Antonio da Sangallo the Younger Palazzo Farnese c.1530-46 o home for the pope (paul III?) o he died during this and Michelangelo took over o the 2 nd story windows are alternatively capped-triangle->semicircle o huge cornice on the top Northern Italy and Venice Corregio Assumption of the Virgin Parma Cathedral, c.1520-4 o on a dome, important to draw the eye upward o light at the center, represents heaven o recalls montegnos oculus with the cupids only sacred theme o golden, hazy appearance to extend the viewers vision o spiral creates a vortex pattern that also draws the eye up Giorgione The Tempest c. 1510 o landscape as a theme-pastoral, recall rural life in nostalgia o symbols and things are deliberately ambiguous o painted shortly before his death o nude woman nursing child looking out at viewer pensively o soldier german mercenary o x-rays show there was supposed to be another nude woman where the soldier is now o darkening sky tempest Giorgione and Titian Pastoral Concert c.1508 o ambiguous landscape o 2 nude women in the foreground (maybe allegorical) o allow for a great deal of artistic freedom The feast of the Gods c.1514&29 o duke alfonso deste commissioned it o bellini started and titian finished it, did some of it over o party, nymph lotus about to be raged by some other god Titian Madonna of the Pesaro Family c.1519-26 o altarpiece o asymmetric o Madonna and child are seated to the right, not the middle o A banner and use of light balances the painting from the diagonal emphasis Isabelle dEste c.1534-36 o portrait o she was sixty and looks a lot younger in the painting b/c she wanted to look younger o...
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