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Chapter 15 Notes Northern European Art of the Early 15 th Century Netherlands, Flanders o Duchy of Burgundy Turned into Belgium, Netherlands, France, etc.haha Country between warring areas during 100 yrs war European Capitalism Very rich political unit Ruled by dukes Manuscript illumination o International gothic Limbourg Brothers, Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, 1413-1416 o Book of hours Illustrated prayers for different times of day Illustrated different months of year Alternated between peasantry and nobility o January (nobility) Stayed inside and had large parties In scene duke is throwing a party Fire screen will be near most important person Could put precise detail in small areas Style-international gothic Stacked people to show depth Elongation of body Curved figures o October (peasantry) More naturalistic style Peasants are preparing seeds Look as if right outside of castle Peasant Torn clothes Claus Sluter, Well of Moses, Chartreuse de Champmol, Dijon France, (1395- 1496) o Cartbusion order Monastery was dynastic symbol o Well of Moses Close observation of body and move body away from architecture around it Was originally going to be a fountain or have the idea of being a fountain Water = blood of Christ washing away sins o Movement of jamb figures compared to well of Moses
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In Well of Moses people are twisting away from the columns o Textural differation Emphasized what different textures would look like and how they would feel o Horns on Moses Shining is close to word for horns in Latin Horns became how we identified Moses (iconography) Jan Van Eyck, Man in a Red Turban (self portrait?) 1433 o New medium – oil painting o Three-quarters pose
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