AP Art History A.P. Art History Masaccio: The Holy Trinity Grunewald: The Isenheim Altarpiece (closed) The Holy Trinity by Masaccio was done approximately 1428. It is a superb example of Masaccio's use of space and perspective. It consists of two levels of unequal height. Christ is represented on the top half, in a coffered, barrel-vaulted chapel. On one side of him is the Virgin Mary, and on the other, St. John. Christ himself is supported by God the Father, and the Dove of the Holy Spirit rests on Christ's
The Holy Trinity by Masaccio was done in approximately 1428 It is a su The Holy Trinity by Masaccio was done in approximately 1428. It is a superb example of Masaccio's use of space and perspective. It consists of two levels of unequal height. Christ is represented on the top half, in a covered, barrel-vaulted chapel. On one side of him is the Virgin Mary, and on the other, St. John. God the Father supports Christ himself, and the Dove of the Holy Spirit rests on Christ's halo. In front of the pilasters that enframe the chapel kneel the donors (husband and wife).
THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY The rebirth of art in Italy was connected with the rediscovery of ancient philosophy, literature, science, and the evolution of empirical methods of study in these fields. Increased awareness of classical knowledge created a new resolve to learn by direct observation and study of the natural world. Consequently, secular themes became increasingly important to artists, and with the revived interest in antiquity came a new repertoire of subjects drawn from Greek and Rom
1 Both Greek and Roman architecture differed in style Greek sculptures 1. Both Greek and Roman architecture differed in style. Greek sculptures were mainly statues that represented heroes of that era. They were used to portray the architect's views of the person or place being recreated. When reconstructing the Parthenon, three column styles were used: ionic, Corinthian, and Doric. Greeks also used paint to add a finishing touch to some sculptures. Although some Roman architecture was based on the same style as the Greek models, Romans strived to develop more elab
Michelangelo BuonarrotiMichelangelo Buonarroti Michelangelo Buonarroti was born in 1475. He was born in a small town called Caprese, in Tuscany, Italy. Michelangelo was one of the most famous artists of the Italian Renaissance. According to Charles de Tolnay Michelangelo's three greatest works of his later life, were the Tomb of Pope Julius II, the Sistine Chapel ceiling, and the Medici Chapel(37). Michelangelo's specialty was painting the human body unclothed. In order to learn to paint the human body so well he woul
Comparing A Painting By Fra Filippo Lippi And Dante Gabriel RossettiComparing A Painting By Fra Filippo Lippi And Dante Gabriel Rossetti Comparing a painting by Fra Filippo Lippi and Dante Gabriel Rossetti The two pictures are Rosetti’s Ecce Ancilla Domini and Lippi’s Annunciation. Both of the artists were influenced by their age. Lippi lived in Italy between 1406 and 1469 and Rosetti from 1828 to 1882. Lippi’s background of Italian Renaissance determined his style to a large extent. In Florence where Lippi lived the economic changes of the time led to an emergi