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Paleolithic Period
Cave Painting
Lascaux, France and Altamira, Spain
Sculpture
Venus of Willendorf (Germany)
Neolithic Period
Stonehenge
Salisbury Plain in England
Ancient Greece
Kourous Statue
Nude male figures in a frozen stance
Kritios Boy
Weight Shift
Discobolos
Discus Thrower by Myron
Doryphoros
proportion of parts by Polykleitos
Apoxyomenos
moves in three dimensions by Lysippos
Phiidias
sculptor of statue of Zeus (one of 7 wonders), helped build Parthenon
Praxiteles
Praxiteles – sculptor of Hermes carrying the baby Dionysus
Acropolis
Temple Structure in Athens, Built under Pericles, The Main temple = Parthenon, Elgin Marbles
(frieze from Parthenon removed by Lord Elgin and taken to British Museum)
Columns: Doric, Ionic, Corinthian
Ancient Rome
Mosaics and Painting preserved in Pompeii
“Villa of Mysteries”
Colosseum
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Pantheon
Dome temple to the Gods, Raphael is buried here
Basilica
shape will later be used by churches
Used Arch, Dome, and Concrete
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Middle Ages
Illuminated Manuscripts
Book of Kells (Ireland)
Byzantine
Mosics, Icons, Church of Haiga Sophia in Istanbul
Romanesque Architecture
massive, solid, blocky, rounded arch
Gothic Cathedrals
height, light, stained glass (rose window), flying buttress (Chartres, Notre Dame,
Reims), Church layout = cross, Pointed arch, ribbed groin vaults
Ghiotto
Italian painter, first attempts to show space
Donatello
(Florence) brings back weight shift, David (bronze)
Ghiberti
Gates of Paradise = Bronze Baptistery Doors (Florence)
Bellini
Venice, painter, The Agony in the Garden
Brunelleschi
Florence Cathedral Dome
Botticelli
Birth of Venus, La Primavera
Da Vinci
Mona Lisa, Virgin on the Rocks, Last Supper (Milan), Invited to France by Francois I
Michelangelo
David, Sistine Chapel Ceiling, Moses, Pieta (only work he signed)
Raphael
School of Athens (Plato and Aristotle, Plato is modeled after Da Vinci)
Titian
Venetian painter, Venus of Urbino
Masaccio
The Tribute Money
Tintoretto
Venetian painter, Finding the Body of St. Mark
Northern Renaissance
Jan Van Eyck
15th Century Flemish Painter, Man in a Red Turban
Durer
engravings
Holbein
portraits, made many of Henry VIII of England
Brueghel
The Peasant Wedding
Mannerism
El Greco
Domenikos Theotocopoulos, Greek but worked in Spain, Color, Burial of Count Orgaz, The
Baroque: 1600-1750
Peter Paul Rubens
Flemish
Rembrandt
Dutch/Flemish, chiaroscuro (light/dark), The Night Watch, Self-portraits
Frans Hals
Dutch, The Laughing Cavalier
Diego Velazquez
Spanish, portraits of Spanish Royal Family
Christopher Wren
English Architect of St Paul’s Cathedral in London
Bernini
Roman Fountains, sculptor of Apollo and Daphne
Caravaggio
Saints in the form of ordinary people, The Conversion of St. Paul
Vermeer
Dutch, use of light, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Woman with a Water jug
Gainsborough
English, portraits, Blue Boy
Bernini
sculptor, The Ecstasy of St. Theresa
Hogarth
English, engravings, The Rake’s Progress