Exam 1 Chapters 13-17 PDF

Leonardo da vinci the virgin of the rocks ca 1485

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Unformatted text preview: h of Venus, ca. 1480, tempera on panel • The second most famous painting in the world • This is a prime example of the theory of Neo- Platonism accepting pagan images in art. o Because of this the painting appeals to a higher educated crowd. • The technique of blond coloration is applied here. Note: Neo- Platonism was an ideology that basically said anything that represents the creations of God in a pure way was acceptable. Andrea Mantegna, St. Sebastian, ca. 1421- 1440, tempera on panel • Mantegna signed his name in Greek letters o This shows the artist’s intellect • The backdrop of the painting harbors historical relevance and accurate portrayals of time period depicted in this piece. o This again, shows the artist’s intellect because he knows crucial details surrounding the story. • The body of St. Sebastian is done in a classical rendering, similar to the renderings of Christ’s body on the cross. • The skill of the artist is also shown perfectly in this work o This can be noticed in the ground tiles. §༊ Each tile is accurately foreshortened, so the perspective of the background surroundings is proportionately placed. Giovanni Bellini, Madonna and Saints, ca. 1505, oil on panel • This painting puts an emphasis on the world and nature o The figures are situated in a global space and pavilion §༊ Again, the Madonna and baby Christ are shown with real people • A phenomenon not created until the Early Renaissance. §༊ The Madonna and Child are also depicted outside which emphasizes their universality and connection to the world. Pietro...
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