Michelangelo and his landmarks:
Rustication makes it classic
Shocking element is the last two rows of windows
Use lots of words to describe the frame profile is complicated (volute scrolls on
windows), old-fashion (rusticated) surface
Masaccio brought perspective into painting.
Added something only a painter could a new light. You can tell by casted shadows
exactly where the light is coming from.
Light gives a sense of solidity to the piece.
Perspective (1) and direct source of light (
Michelangelos Sistine Chapel
Michelangelo is arriving in Rome around September 1535, but Pope Clement
dies when he gets there. Pope Paul allows him to continue though.
Starts around 1538, he is done by 1541.
Fresco on wall
Entanglement of bodies
An Introduction to High Renaissance Art History
Renaissance = rebirth
V BC V AD classical period
o 5th c. BC (400s) to 5th c. AD (400s)
VI c. to the XIV c. = the Middle Age
o 500s to the 1300s
After the Middle Ages comes the Renaiss
The Captain of the People
Wants Michelangelo back.
Michelangelos The David
Starts in 1501, finishes in 1504
This statue stayed on a side buttress of the Duomo
Was a very precise, religious subject symbol of Florence
The Pious Virgin and her Son
High Renaissance Art History
Prof. Paolo Carloni
Michelangelo Buonarroti was a painter, sculptor, and architecture during the high
Renaissance who revolutionized the face of art in the Western world. His ta
Walkthrough of the Sistine Gallery:
There is a Predella which has 3 virtues in monochrome, she is (with all these children)
Leonardo painting St. Jerome (unfinished) theres a lion
Venice before Titian was there, the
3 questions, 1 DEFINTELY from the textbook
1. What is new and unorthodox in Michelangelos Last Judgment?
2. What kind of ideas are visualized in the Signature Room? (truth, beauty, and
3. Name the 9 episodes from Genesis painted by M on t
The Last Judgements
Michelangelo The Last Judgment first time that the painting was behind the altar
Centered around the almond shape of the Christ (as well as the Virgin)
Michelangelo influenced by frescoes like the one in Oviedo (Seniorelli)
1527-1592 was the High Renaissance
1st mannerism - 1490
2nd mannerism - 1540
Importance of Peruzi blah blah blah
Raphaels Psyche composition incredible illusionistic type of painting
*Bronzino Colums (name all the figures in his allegory)