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ARTH 1520 Lecture 6

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University of Guelph
Art History
ARTH 1520
Martina Meyer

Chelsea Mulvale25 Jan 2012ARTH Lecture 6 Continuation of Chapter 19Perugino Christ Delivering the Keys of the Kingdom to Saint Peter It is now normal for artists to paint with linear perspectiveIf you return to the ways of linear perspective you are considered primitiveThe artist includes foreground with people middle ground with activity architecture and landscape in the backgroundPerugino is showing off his strengths and his abilitiesOne point perspective is the most basic form of drawing in perspectiveIt has a single vanishing point that is placed on the horizon where the sky and earth meetOrthogonal lines are responsible for the positioning of the imagesMasaccio Holy Trinity The horizon line is located where they are kneelingThere is a division between divine and mundane space in the imageThe figures work within space everything is in its exact relation in space which makes it seems realThe bottom of the image is a circophagausThe perspective gives us the feeling that we are looking up at the imageThe skeleton is painted for momento mori which means a reminder of deathThe pur
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