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Castillo,9-13BC,Chichen-Itza,Mexico,Mayan Art
Royal Portals,1145-1155,Cathedral,Chartres,France,Gothic Art
The Last Judgement
Mont Sainte-Victoire
Post-Impressionism, Cezanne
Bishop Bernward Doors,1015,bronze,Ottonian Art
Moche ceramic,200-600,Moche Art
Animal-head post
c. 815-820
Chi Rho Iota page
Title: Anavyssos Kouros (Kroisos)
Period: Archaic Greek
Date: c. 530 BC
Site: Anavyssos
Cliff Palace,1150-1300,Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado,Anasazi Art
Self-Portrait, Rembrandt van Rijn,Dutch Baroque Art
Doors of Bishop Bernward
the death of sardanapalus
Delacroix, 1827
Stele of Naram-Sin.
2254-2218. Akkadian. the 1st time a king appears as a god. staggered figures
Virgin and Child Enthroned Giotto
Title: Female Cult Statue
Period: Cycladic
Date: c. 2500-1100 BC
Site: Amorogos
The Starry Night
Post-Impressionism, Van Gogh
Arch of Constantine, 312-315 C.E.,Roman Art
Alhambra,Hall of the Two Sisters,1354-1391,Granada,Spain,Islamic Art
Army of Emperor Shi Huangdi,terra-cotta,210 BCE,Qin Dynasty,Chinese Art
Chartres Cathedral, begun 1134,Gothic Art
Claude Monet, Impression: Sunrise, 1872, oil on canvas, 1’ 7 ½” x 2’ 1 ½,” Musée Marmottan, Paris
the Oath of the Horatii
David, 1785
Bull Leaping. 1450-1400. Minoan. women had dark skin, men had light skin. often ceremonial scenes.
Royal Portal, west facade, Chartres Cathedral
Title: Ishtar Gate from Babylon
Period: Neo-Babylonian
Date: c. 575 BC
Site: Babylon, Iraq
"Cult Site at Stonehenge," England (c.2,550-1,600 BC)
Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey - interior
532-537 Early Byzantine
Benin Head of a Woman,16th century,brass,African Art
The Mill, Claude Lorrain, Rome, Italy,1655,French Baroque Art
Funerary Mask, c. 1600 B.C.E., National Archaeological Museum,Mycenean Art/ Aegean Art
Venus de Milo, c.150-125 BC, marble,Hellenistic Greek
Saint Basil's Cathedral, Barma and Postnik, 1555-1561,Byzantine Art
Dome of the Rock, c.687-691, Jerusalem, Israel, Islamic Art
Piet Mondrian, Composition in Red, Blue, and Yellow, 1930, oil on canvas, 4’3” x 4’3,” private collection
Gustave Caillebotte, Paris: A Rainy Day, 1877, oil on canvas, approx. 6’9” x 9’9,” The Art Institute of Chicago
Ziggurat at Ur.
2100. neo-sumerian. 1 of the largest in mesopotamia.
ste. chapelle
1243-1248. lots of stained glass. slender & linear. high gothic: rayonnant
The Death of Phocion, Nicolas Poussin, Baroque Art
Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time, Agnolo Bronzino, 1546 National Gallery, London,Mannerism
Purse Cover from Sutton Hoo Ship Burial,600-650,gold,Saxon Art
Animal Head Post from Oseberg Ship Burial,834,wood,Viking Art
Auguste Rodin, Walking Man, 1905, cast 1962, bronze, 6’11 ¾” high, Musée d’Orsay
sutton hoo purse cover
625. anglo-saxon. abstract interlace ornament w/ animal figures. "cloisonne" technique.
Weighing of Souls, Gislebertus, Last Judgement tympanum, Saint-Lazare, Autun, Burgundy, France
1130-1145 Romanesque Era
The Burial of Count Orgaz, El Greco, 1586 Santo Tome, Toledo, Spain,Later Renaissance Art
Santa Costanza
Rome, italy, central plan church. 1st was a mausoleum then became a church. richly decorated with mosaics
equestrian portrait of charlemagne
9th c. carolingian. the globe signifies world dominion. larger than the horse so he is in focus.
Tableau 2, with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red, and Grey
De Stijl, Mondrain
Saint Micheal's, Hildesheim (date, medium, provenance)
1001 - 1031, Stone, [Hildesheim, Germany]
6th century - life-sized sculpture - young men, always nude, cleanly shaven, stiff figures, much like the egyptians -archaic smile - a not quite smile - corners turn up just slightly
stylized hair that falls like rows of beads
one foot forward
showing an
Kouros, ca. 600 BCE
body based on spear-bearer.very individual - gives the characteristics of the subject. there is some idealism.Romans are NOT portrayed in the nude;it's seen as weakness. breast plate is molded to look muscular. Augustus is shrewd politician, but not a mil
Portrait of Augustus as general, from Primaporta, Italy, copy of bronze original made ca. 20 BCE
Chi Rho Iota Page, Book of Matthew
late 8th, early 9th century
1st unification of upper and lower Egypt - held coal that Egyptians put around their eyes - pic of Hawthor in upper register - composite view - pharoah in "smiting" position - falcon(related to Horus) bird leg, human arm - in lower regis captives. central
Palette of King Narmer, from Hierakonpolis, Egypt, Predynastic, ca. 3000-2920 BCE (pg. 55)
Virgin and Child between Saints Theodore and George
Icon (on wood). Virgin Marry holding Christ child. Surrounded by two saints all wearing halos, and two angels looking upward. God is reaching down to them
took shape of ben-ben, the emblem of the sun, Re. the sun's rays were the ramp the pharoahs used to ascend to the heavens. funerary. built by workers not slaves, served as the kings palace in the afterlife as well. entire area is 13 acres. Made w/ solid l
Great Pyramids, Gizeh, Egypt, 4th Dynasty, 2551-2472 BCE
Purse Cover
interior, Sainte-Chapelle
Tree of Jesse
The Great Wave,Hokusai,1826-1833,woodblock print,Japan Art
Gero Crucifix,970,wood,Ottonian Art
Lorsch Gatehouse,760,Lorsch Germany,Carolingian Art
Cathedral Complex, Pisa
Title: Eleusis Amphora
Period: Geometric and Orientalizing
Date: mid-7th Century BC
Site: Eleusis
Public Services Building
Postmodern, Graves
Great Friday Mosque,13th century,African Art
Pergamon Altar, 175 BC,Greek
Saturn Devouring His Children
1820 ca
Hagia Sophia. 532-537. byzantine. mystical quality of light. anthemius of Tralles & Isodorus of Miletus.
Bishop Odo Blessing the Feast
Title: Painted Chest of Tutankhamen
Period: New Kingdom, post-Amarna
Date: c. 1333-1323 BC
Site: Valley of the Kings
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Postmodern, Maya Lin
Saint Michael the Archangel,6th century, ivory,Byzantine Art
Harpist, c. 2500 B.C.E.,Cycladic Art
Entombment, Caravaggio, 1603 Vatican Museum, Rome,Italian Baroque Art
Laocoon, Rhodes Sculptors, 1st century,Hellenistic Greek
Bisj Poles,Asmat People,early 20th Century,wood,Asmat Art
The Swing, Jean-Honore Gragonard, Wallace Collection, London 1766,French Rococo Art
Court of the Lions
c. 1370-1380
Marcel Duchamp, Fountain (second version), 1950 (original version produced 1917), ready-made glazed sanitary china with black paint, 1’ high, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Napoleon on the Imperial Throne
Ingres, 1806
The Pantheon. 118-125. high roman empire. most influential design in history. units of space shaped by enclosures.
Title: Sculpture of Gudea, from Lagash
Period: Neo-Sumerian
Date: c. 2100 BC
Site: Lagash, Iraq
Title: Sarpedon Carried off the Battlefield
Period: Archaic Greek
Date: c. 515 BC
Site: Euphronios
"Female Cult Statues (Venus of Willendorf)," Willendorf, Austria (c.28,000-25,000 BC)
Still Life, Willem Heda, Baroque Art
Oath of the Horatii, Jacques-Louis David, 1784, Louvre, Paris,Neoclassicism
Apollo from Veii, 510 BC, terra-cotta,Etruscan Art
Sarcophagus from Cerveteri, 520 BC, terra-cotta,Etruscan Art
Augustus of Primaporta, 20 CE, marble,Early Imperial Roman Art
Pablo Picasso, Still Life with Chair-Caning, 1912, oil and oilcloth on canvas, 10 5/8” x 1’ 1 ¾,” Musée Picasso, Paris
The intervention of the sabine women
David, 1799
330. late classical. new canon of porportions & encouraged viewing from multiple angles. lysippos.
Title: Stele of King Eannatum (The Vulture Stele)
Period: Sumerian
Date: c. 2600-2500 BC
Site: Lagash, Iraq
Great Sphinx, c. 2500 B.C.E., Giza Egypt,Egyptian Old Kingdom Art
Night Watch, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1642, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam,Dutch Baroque Art
David Composing the Psalms from the Paris Psalter,c.950-970,temperea on vellum,Byzantine Art
Ti Watching the Hippopotamus Hunt, c. 2400 B.C.E.,Egyptian Old Kingdom Art
South Portal, Priory Church, Saint Pierre Moissac
c. 1115-1130
Edvard Munch, The Cry, 1893, oil, pastel, and casein on cardboard, 2’11 ¾” x 2’5,” The Munch Museum
marcus aurelius
175. high roman empire. larger than the horse. expresses majesty & authority. 1st time emperor is seen as sad & weary
Title: Plan of the Temple of Amen, Mut, and Khonsu, at Luxor
Period: New Kingdom, pre-Amarna Period
Date: begun c. 1390 BC
Site: Luxor, Egypt
Walls of the Temple of the Sun,15th Century,Cuzco,Peru,Incan Art
Royal Portal
Part of the Chartes Cathedral. the sculptures of the royal portal proclaim the majesty and power of Christ. The tympana depict, from left to right, christs Ascension, the second coming, and jesus in the lap of the virgin mary
the uprising of the second of may, 1808
Goya, 1814
Animal head post (date, medium, provenance)
825, wood, [Oseberg, Norway]
Hagia Sophia inside
pendentives made it possible to give it its dome shape and allow windows. the windows give it a halo affect
Constantine Addressing the Roman People in the Roman Forum (Oratio), relief from the Arch of Constantine, Rome
312-315 CE Imperial Age Roman Empire
head of reliquary of st. alexander
1145. romanesque. made w. costly things. idealized classical head
Hadrian is next ruler.
temple for all of the Gods. covered by a dome. was later turned into a Christian Church
showed the true potential of concrete
the front looks like a rectilinear temple.
looked like a Greek temple when walking in.
-interior was domed
Pantheon, Rome, Italy, 118-125 CE
Sainte Chapelle (date, medium, provenance)
1243 - 1248, Stained Glass and Stone, [Paris, France]
Naram-Sins conquest of of the Lullubi. Leading his army up a mountain, showing him as god-like. the first time a king appears as a god in Mesopotamian art. everyone in composite, except for the king - 1st time an artist rejected the horizontal registers.
Victory Stele of Naram-Sin, Susa, Iran, 2254-2218 BCE (pg. 40)
height due to flood and rebuilding, waiting rooms (believed the diety would descend from the heavens to appear in front of the priest. sits above the level of humans, "sacred mountains", rose 40ft, Cella - inside room of Ziggurat which housed the altar.
White Temple and Anu Ziggurat, Uruk, Iraq, 3200-3000 BCE (pgs. 32-33)
Harbaville Triptych,c.950,ivory,Byzantine Art,
Los Caprichos
Goya, 1799
Christ in Majesty
Salisbury Cathedral,1220,Gothic Art
Parewahawaha Marea,20th century,Bulls,New Zealand,Maori Art
Visitation,Reims Cathedral,1230,Gothic Art
nude woman from Willendorf.
28,000-25000. paleolithic. doesn't represent a specific woman, but the female form
Title: Dionysos Sailing
Period: Archaic Greek
Date: c. 540 BC
Site: Exekias
Spiral Jetty
Earth Art, Smithson
Great Zimbabwe,14th century,African Art
Frieze from Mshatta,Jordan, c.740-750,Islamic Art
Bi with Dragons,4th-3rd century,nephrite,Chinese Art
Church of Hagia Sophia
The Massacre at Scio
Delacroix, 1824
Barberini Ivory. 550. byzantine. personifications of victory & earth. his strength comes from God.
Reliquary statue of Saint Faith
Title: Achilles and Ajax Gaming
Artist: Exekias
Date: c. 540-530 BC
"Plastered Skull," Jericho, Jordan (7,000-6,000 BC)
Death of the Virgin,1230,Strasbourg Cathedral,Gothic Art
The Tetrarchs,305 CE, poryphyry,Late Imperial Roman
Villa Rotonda, Andrea Palladio, 1566-1570, Vicenza, Italy,Mannerism
GISLEBERTUS, Last Judgement tympanium
c. 1130-1145
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Street, Dresden, 1908 (dated 1907), oil on canvas, 4’ 11 ¼” x 6’ 6 7/8,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
Tetrarchs. 305. late roman empire. displayed the nature of tetrarchy- 4 equal ppl in power. made of porphyry
Title: Portrait of Senusret III (Sesostris III), from Medamud
Period: Middle Kingdom
Date: c. 1878-1843 BC
Site: Medamud, Egypt
Title: Royal Tomb (so-called Treasury of Atreus)
Period: Mycenaean
Date: c.1300-1250 BC
Site: Mycenae, Greece
Title: Statue of Kaaper, from Saqqara
Period: Old Kingdom
Date: c. 2450-2350 BC
Site: Saqqara, Egypt
Bare Willows and Distant Mountains,Ma Yuan,12th Century,ink on silk,Chinese Art
Death of Marat, Jacques-Louis David, Royal Museum, Brussels,Neoclassicism
Khafre, c. 2500 B.C.E., Egyptian Museum, Cairo,Egyptian Old Kingdom Art
Madonna of the Long Neck, Parmigianino, Uffizi, Florence 1535,Mannerism
The Last Supper, Jacopo Tintoretto, Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome 1594,Mannerism
Pont du Gard, 16 BC,Roman Art
Nave of Durham Cathedral
early 12th century
Gustave Courbet, Burial at Ornans, 1849, oil on canvas, approx. 10’ x 22,’ Louvre, Paris
the sleep of reason produces monsters
Goya, 1799
bronze column, hildesheim
1015-1022. ottonian. episodes of jesus' life. from bottom to top (like Trajan)
Reconstruction drawing, Old St. Peter's Basilica, Rome
320-327 Early Christian
Battle of Issus, 100 BC, National Archaeological,Greek
Still Life with Peaches, 50 CE, fresco,Roman Art
Great Pyramids, c. 2500 B.C.E., Giza Egypt,Egyptian Old Kingdom Art
Marcel Duchamp, The Bride Stripped by her Bachelors, Even (The Large Glass), 1915-1923, oil, lead, wire, foil, dust, and varnish on glass, 9’ 1 ½” x 5’ 9 1/8,” Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
st. francis altarpiece
1235. italian. Maniera greca: frontal pose & gold leaf. Shows role of religious orders in late medieval Italy. Stigmata-marks resembling Christ's wounds. bonaventura berlinghieri
Title: Relief of Darius I and Xerxes Giving Audience
Period: Persian
Date: c. 490 BC
Site: Persepolis, Iran
The Breakfast Scene from Marriage a la Mode, William Hogarth, National Gallery, London 1745,English Rococo Art
Last Judgment
the artist was Gislebertus. the image is located in west tympanum of saint-Lazare. this was designed to terrify those guilty of sin and beckon them into the church.
st peters, rome
begun 319. early christian. site of christ's resurrection. resembled roman basilicas. housed relics of st. peter. constantine
Constantine the Great
325-326 CE - Imperial Age Roman Empire
Ti watching a hippo hunt
2450-2350. old kingdom. metaphor of triumph over evil. Ti= 2x the size of others b/c he doesn't do anything, he just 'is'
Chartres Cathedral, west facade, Chartres, France
begun c. 1134; rebuilt 1194-1260 Gothic Architecture
Belleville Breviary (date, medium, provenance)
1325, Ink and Tempura on Vellum, [Paris, France]
Aerial view of Saint Sernin
in toulouse, france. one of the earliest Romanesque examples of stone vaulting. It was built to honor the city's first bishop, a martyr saint of the middle of the 3rd century
Pont Du Gard, Nimes, France
late 1st century BCE - Early Roman Empire
people thought the best sculpture ever made. 1st monumental nude female. associated w/ sea/water. clothing has been removed so that she can bathe. caught in a very human/vulnerable moment. possible that the eyes were painted and they followed viewers. a g
Praxiteles, Aphrodite of Knidos, Roman marble copy after an original of ca. 350-340 BCE
bearistic portiture, realistic, but exaggerated flaws. wrinkles..mole.. someone old, rugged signified wisdom/experience. Had to be a certain age to be in office.
comes out of the idea of creating masks of the dead
Head of an Old Man, from Osimo, Italy, mid-1st century BCE...
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