Exam 1 Chapters 13-17 PDF

The angles are in full mourning as well as the human

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Unformatted text preview: in order to ensure the family’s entrance and acceptance into heaven. Giotto, The Lamentation, Interior of the Scrovegni Chapel ca. 1305- 06, fresco • Attempt to depict realistic space o Some figures’ backs are to the viewer. §༊ This means that the viewer is included in the space; that the viewer is almost inside of the action occurring in the picture. • Use of symbolism o The tree in the back refers to the Garden of Eden or the fall of man and the eventual redemption of man through Christ’s death. • The angles are in full mourning as well as the human figures o The weighty drapery on the people is an example of this Duccio, Madonna Enthroned (detail from the Maesta Altar), ca. 1308- 1311, tempera and gold on wood • There is more of an effort to show three- dimensionality o The angles and situation of the throne. • There is still unrealistic spacing used in this painting o The angles faces are stacked so that every one is visible §༊ This would not happen in real life. Duccio, Annunciation of the Death of the Virgin (detail from the Maesta Altar), ca. 1310, tempera on panel • This is the first effort to place figures in an architectural space. o This has never happened before, but it is not successful. §༊ The interior and figures are not proportionate to one another and the spacing is kind of awkward. Pietro Lorenzetti, Birth of the Virgin, ca. 1342, tempera on panel • This painting is on a triptych (or three panels attached on hinges) o The hinges are...
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