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ART H102 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Scrovegni Chapel, Vatican City, Renaissance Art

Art History
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ART H102
Hoyne Santa- Balazs
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Art History 102 Midterm: Key works and concepts
Renaissance Humanism and art: change of world-view, change of style from the middle ages.
Transformation of art from information-focused concept representation to illusion-based
naturalistic representation, in the greater context of a cultural paradigm shift.
Andachtsbild – Roettgen Pieta, Germany 1300-25,
Cimabue: Madonna and Child, Florence 1280-85
Giotto: Lamentation Scrovegni Chapel, Padua 1305
Michelangelo: Pieta St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican city 1499
Regional styles of Renaissance painting: Flemish vs. Italian approaches to representing the
world, objectivity in representation, science and the creation of the perfect visual simulation of
reality. Similarities and differences in the historical and cultural contexts to account for these
distinctive developments.
Hugo van der Goes: Portinary Altarpiece, Flemish work imported to Florence, 1475
Perugino: Christ Handing the Keys to Peter, fresco from the Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Rome 1483
Fusion of the Classical with the Christian in Renaissance Humanism and art, exemplified
by the return to the body; Renaissance Humanism in the representation of the nude.
Donatello: David 1440 florence
Michelangelo: David 1504 florence
Early-, High-, and Late-Renaissance Painting as portrayed by the evolution of humanistic and
dramatizing tendencies in the narrative of the Last Supper.
Castagno: Last Supper (Refectory of the Monastery of Sta. Apllonia, Florence) 1450
Leonardo: Last Supper (Refectory of the Monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan) 1499
Tintoretto: Last Supper (Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice) 1594
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