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Rarick, Ronald D. "Musical instruments." Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford
University Press, accessed February 22, 2016,
Florence after the Plague:
Ciompi (Wool Carders) Revolt: Short-lived revolt of the
lowest status guild in 1378.
The Duke of Milan, Giangaleazzo Visconti, began gaining
control of large portions of the Italian Peninsula (including
Siena). He and his troo
Art of the Italian Courts and the
Concept of Self-Fashioning
Leon Battista Albert
Also wrote ten books on architecture
Contnued his reverence for antquity
Always referred to temples in his text, not
churches; always referred to gods, not God
Important Artistic Elements to
Attention to the human form including the return of classical
nudity and contrapposto - influence of classical Roman
Linear perspective to create the illusion of three-dimensional
Use of chiaro
Art of the Early Renaissance in Venice:
Artistic Achievements and the
Introduction of Oil Painting
Madonna of Humilty with donor (Lionello d'Este)
Wood, 60 x 40 cm
Muse du Louvre, Paris
Madonna of Humilty with d
Introduction to Leonardo da Vinci
Remember to bring a large blank blue (or green) exam book
Essays must be formatted with thesis statement in the introductory
paragraph, body paragraphs supporting your argument, and a conclusion
Differences between art of Northern Renaissance and Italian Renaissance:
Greco-Roman antiquity is more important in Italy.
Different painting technique. Oil painting employed in North.
Emphasized effects, such as glossiness, range of light effects. Fresco
What is Art History?
Why does art look the way it does?
What unique set of circumstances led to the
commissioning and creation of a building, painting,
sculpture, or art object?
Artists and architects can challenge and reinforce
cultural values and practi