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-Adam and Eve


-Albrecht Durer


-Germany


-1504


-Vitruvian Theory of human proportions


-Animals are symbolic of four humors


-Naturalism in background, idealism in bodies

-Adoration of the Magi


-Rubens


-Flanders


-1609


-designed the virgin after his wife Isabella Brunt


-Human types caught in dramatic actions

-Assumption of the Virgin


-Titian


-Venice, Italy


-1516-1518


-commissioned by the Prior of Franciscan Basilica


-Light through color


-Shows the ascension of the Virgin into Heaven

-Battle of Issus


-Altdorfer


-Germany


-1529


-Sun taking over the moon, showing victory of the


-Shows the world as round, gives great depth


-Shows how Alexander the Great won over the Persians

-Beheading Holofernes


-Artemisia Gentileschi


-Italy


-1619-1620


-Naturalism and Drama


-Controlled highlights= tension


-Cut his head off while he was sleeping, invited her into his tent.

-Calling of St. Matthew


-Caravaggio


-Italy


-1599-1600


-One of three large works


-Naturalistic, unidealistic


-Contarelli Chapel


-commonplace setting, cloaked in mysterious shadow.



-David


-Bernini


-Italy


-1623


-dynamic quality=energy


-emotionally charged


-in actual battle

-Descent from cross


-Rubens


-Flanders


-1611-1614


-Diagonal, use of colors


-Cathedral of our lady


-Antwerp. Belgium

Ecstasy of St. Teresa


Bernini


1645-1662


emotion/motion


turned the chapel into a theater for dramatics


story of how teresa lost her father, started hearing voices and said she felt like an arrow was going through her heart

Entombment


Caravaggio


Italy


1603-04


diagonal cascade of movement


mourning piece


looks like raphaels descension



Feast at the house of Levi


Veronese


Venice, Italy


1573


Christ in center of feast



Four Apostles


Albrecht Durer


two panel oil painting


made without commission but presented to be in City Hall


Color, light and shade


centered on bible


quotes on bible: coming of perilous times, people who distort God's word.


St. John and St. Peter on left side


St. Mark and St. Paul on right side


Peter and John both read from the bible with Peter representing the pope behind John





Glorification of St. Ignatius


Andrea Pozzo


Italy 1691-1694


designed for church of Sant'Ignazio in Rome


created an illusion of Heaven opening up above the congregation.

Judith and her maidservant


Artemisia Gentileschi


Italy 1610


tension immediately after they kill holofernes


reacting to noise off canvas

Judith and her maidservent


Artemisia Gentileschi


Italy 1610


Light tension, shadow

La Pittura


Artemisia Gentileschi


Italy


1630


Self Portrait?


Actively engaged in her craft


eye follows her arm leading up


breaks tradition by showing herself from not straight on; used two mirrors to achieve this

Las Meninas


Velazquez


Spain


1656


Setting is in the Artist's Studio in the palace of Alacazar


artist is in the work painting


visual narrative complexity


Hard to say what is going on



Martyrdom of St. Matthew


Caravaggio


Italy 1599-1600


first piece installed


opposite calling of St.Matthew


commissioned by Cardinal Del Monte


The killing of St. Matthew



Melancholia I


Albrecht Durer


Germany


1514


engraving


four humors theme focus on melancholy


tonal values and textures


Three stages of melancholy I is artistic stage


Artist tools all around figure.


Burst of light shows that there is hope for artists to get out of their melancholia



Night Watch


Rembrandt


Holland


1642


complex energy


not actually night time, he used a varnish that darkened over time


excitement and energy instead of uniform (the norm)


Captain Frans Banning Cocq/Lieutenant Willem van Ruytenburch commissioned


Painting Cycle of Marie de Medici


Rubens


France


1621-25


Baroque


Memorialization/glorification of Marie


21 paintings


Arrival of Marie at Marseilles


The sea and sky rejoice at the queens safe arrival


Nereids(sea gods daughters) salute her


Disembarks at southern French port after sea voyage from italy

Painting Cycle of Marie de MediciRubensFrance 1621-25BaroqueMemorialization/glorification of Marie 21 paintings

Painting Cycle of Marie de MediciRubensFrance 1621-25BaroqueMemorialization/glorification of Marie 21 paintings

Pesaro Madonna


Titian


Venice Italy


1519-1528


commissioned by Prior of Franciscan Basillca


Virgin is man in focus and off center


commander who won the war is being welcomed into heaven personally by the virgin and Peter


good example of high renaissance


Commander Pesaro led successful expedition in 1502 against Turks in the venetian-turkish war

Pluto and Proserpina


Bernini


Italy 1621-22


commissioned by cardinal Scipione borghese


Tears of Proserpina


Tenderness and cruelty


Contrapposto-twisted body form


energetic


reminiscent of rape of Sabine women

Elevation of the Cross


Rubens


Flanders


1610-11


Human body in action


bright highlights and areas of deep shadow


strenuous exertion


Diagonal cut across


foreshortened anatomy


Altarpiece


contorted actions

Return of the Prodigal Son


Rembrandt


Holland


1665


boy leaves home and leads a life of sin, sees the error of his ways and come home, his father welcomes him


flickering light

San Carlo Alle Quatro Fontane


Borromini


Rome 1638


italian baroque architecture


3d effect with deeply recessed niches


In the middle of the city on a corner

St. Ivo


Borromini


1642 Rome


dynamic and cohesive shell that encloses and energetically molds a scalloped fragment of space


shaped like a star



The inspiration of St. Matthew


Caravaggio


Italy


1599-1600


Restless Matthew and angel whispers inspiring things in his ear


Had to redo because the angel looked threatening

St. Peter's Square


Bernini


Italy


1656-67


construct a plaza in front of maderno's facade


had to incorporate two existing structures


four rows of tuscan columns=two colonnades


end in classic temple fronts

Tempestuous landscape with Gypsy and soldier


Giorgione


Venice, italy


1508


venetian art=poetic


not sure of the narrative or subject of the painting


The French Ambassadors


Hans Holbein


Germany/england


1533


Linear patterning


strong composition


anamorphic image of a skull


refers to death or a reminder of mortality, wants the audience to ponder death


balanced, symmetric


Bishop Jean de Dinteville and George de Selve


Things about the guys in the picture bishop and land owner in discord because of broken instrument

The Artist's Family


Hans Holbein


Germany/england


1529


portrait of his family


real and honest emotion


almost somber


no idealization



The Death of the Virgin


Caravaggio


italy


1605-06


arranged around the virgin


bloodred cloth


commissioned by laerizio cherubini


nuances of light and shadow to add volume


various degrees of mourning


highlight virgins presence

The Jewish Cemetery


Jacob van Ruisdael


holland 1660


Landscape painting


allegorical


evokes emotion


natures own capacity for growth and regeneration after destruction


hopeful

The Last Supper


Tintoretto


Venice italy


1592-94


two big light sources


very commonplace setting the kitchen everything is dirty and dark


different moment than any other last supper


mannerist


tranquil and perspective lines

The loves of the gods


carracci


Italy


1597-1600


ceiling fresco


interpretations of earthly and divine loves in classical mythology


quadro riportato- framed painting style





The Surrender at Breda


Velazquez


Spain


1634-35


decoration for the hall of realms in philip IV's


spanish victory over dutch at breda

Three Crosses


Rembrandt


holland


1660


third state


print making etching


shows the thieves and christ with mary mourning


very intricate


chiaroscuro

Three Crosses Rembrandtholland1660 first state print making etching shows the thieves and christ with mary mourningvery intricatechiaroscuro

Three Crosses Rembrandtholland1660 fourthstate print making etching shows the thieves and christ with mary mourningvery intricatechiaroscuro made darkest so the focus was on christ

Triumph in the name of jesus


Gaulli


italy


1676-79


italy


dramatic impact ceiling fresco


supposed to be a stunning glimpse of heaven


jesus is blinding ray of light


sinners go back down to earth


sinners are 3d to make even more terrifying

Venus of Urbino


titian


Venice, italy


1538


for guidobaldo II


color red- organize placement of forms


set the standard for reclining female nudes


soft round body contrasts the sharp edge of the curtain behind her

View of Delft


Vermeer


holland 1660


landscape


light



Young woman holding a scale


Vermeer


Holland


1664


light source


mirror-self-knowledge


all her finest things but she holds an empty scale.