ARTH 1510 Early Renaissance Art Nov. 30/11
Pisano-3 dimensional and has a sense of being separated from flat background.
Decorative sense. Figures appear completely natural
Cimabue-virgin and child enthroned-they’re following models. The lights and darks give
it depth. Different from bizantine because the artist gives them a life like contemporary
setting. He gives her an architectural setting. This is the first of it type. Viewer is
simultaneously looking down and straight on
Giotto di Bondone-madonna enthroned-he is more rational and becomes more real.
Gown is done through shading. But he is keeping the hierarchy of size but the effect of
the shading and the rationalizing is clear
Giotto di Bondone-arena chapel-
Giotto di Bondone-lamentation-distinguishes one body from another
Giotto di Bondone-out of time. Looks more medieval. He tries to make his images so