ARTH 214 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Simone Martini, Golden Legend, Anthropomorphism

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Number of themes in italian sculptures and paintings. Start to care about the notion of authorship. Increasing render of the motion and drama of the work. Increasing influence from the byzantine style, linear and decorative style. Two genres changing in the period: christ paiens and madonna holding christ, increasing demand for emotion from the viewer. Altarpieces are more approachable for the viewer and reflect more monumentality. Duccio, rucellai madonna, c. 1285, uffizi gallery. More fully modeled body by the using of light and shade. Responding to the gravity, the drapery shows the form of body underneath. Effort to show the recession of grown in order to show the recession of the space. Gold functions symbolically and also functionally to attract the eyes from distant. Showing the palpability and present of the figures, inviting the viewer to gaze. Showing much more realistic rendering of the figures, which register quite dramatically and touchingly in their facial expression and physical poses.

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