TERMS & CONCEPTS
Codex Mendoza: contains a history of the Aztec rulers and their conquests, a list of the tribute paid by
the conquered, and a description of daily Aztec life, in traditional Aztec pic
Borromini, Chapel of St. Ivo, Rome, C17. University chapel. See contrast between concave & convex, fluid, plays w/ lines & shapes. Uses 6
point star, a symbol for wisdom in Christianity & antiquity, in plan & windows. Spiral adds height. Full of symbolism
The Marriage of the Virgin, C16, Italy, Raphael. Work depicts marriage of the Virgin to St. Joseph. Raphael demonstrates
mastering of foreshortening and perspective system he learnt from teacher- Perugino. R was the youngest of the 3, and
most moderate. F
The Marriage of the Virgin, C16, Italy, Raphael. Work depicts marriage of the Virgin to St. Joseph. Raphael
demonstrates mastering of foreshortening and perspective system he learnt from teacher- Perugino. R was the
youngest of the 3, and most moderate. F
Focus on daily life.
Living a simple life.
Attention to details.
Realism and naturalism.
Paintings were elaborate, detailed, an
Tomb of Guiliano de Medici, Michelangelo, C16, Florence. Depicts deceased in roman armour as active and
decisive. Below 2 figures rep. night and day, echoing each other. Gui figure based on idealisation of ideal ruler.
2 mirroring statues: Night & Day, ey
Da Pontormo, Descent from the Cross, Florence, C16. Mannerism. Imitation. Colours. Asymmetry &
imbalance. Body positions. Disproportion. Centre void, pathos & emotion.
Parmigianino, Madonna with the long neck, Parma. Mannerist. Based on hymn. Imbalance, c
-Michelangelos 1st masterpiece is pieta.
-Caterina is the first woman self-portrait.
-our 4 architects in order: Bramante - Michelangelo - Bernini- Maderna
-Bramante is the first to revive the classical style in architecture.
-Most famous 16th century dom
Leonardo da Vinci,
The Virgin of the Rocks, c. 1485:
Hardstone pendants found in the graves of late neolithic era elites
zongs from neolithic chinese elite graves
Qin Shit Huang Di-first august emporor of Qin
give Buddha space of own-nose angular, square shape face,Cave 18 Northern Wei Dynasty