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APAH Chapter 19 Early Renaissance Art Vocabulary

allegory work of art, which possesses a symbolic meaning in addition to a literal interpretation altarpiece a painted or sculpted panel set on an altar of a church annunciation the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to Mary chiaroscuro the use of dramatic contrasts of dark and light to produce modeling confraternities organizations…

Early-Late Renaissance Barron’s AP Art History Q and A

This work dates from: 1425 The work is an oil painting for private devotion unlike Italian renaissance painting, this northern European work has wings that fold closed over the main scene the people kneeling on the left are donors of the painting This painting represents a humanization of Biblical subjects by having the scene take…

AP Euro: Women’s History

The Renaissance (3 points) 1. In “The Courtier,” Baldassare Castiglione wrote that the perfect court lady should be well-educated and charming. Women, however, were not expected to seek fame as men did. 2. Christine de Pizan was a prolific author who wrote a history of famous women and is now remembered as Europe’s first feminist….



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World History (Renaissance)

Europe’s economy grew after the Black Death—since the plague didn’t damage farmland, buildings, ships, machines, or gold, people could use these things to grow and make new products. TRUE After Marco Polo’s soldiers made the Silk Road safe again, trade between China and Europe increased. FALSE Much of the trade between Asia and Europe at…

Art 101: Northern Renaissance 15th Century

The Characteristics of the Northern Renaissance. No Flattery, Highly detailed, Use of symbolism. True or False: The North Renaissance used a lot of symbolism? True How many types of craftsmen are involved in the production of a manuscript? 4. Parchment, Scribes, Illuminators, Binders What type of Illusion is found in Holbein’s “The Ambassadors” The skull:…

Create 10 individual artist flash cards with facts about Renaissance artists and your favorite piece created by said artist

Michelangelo Michelangelo: Early Life and Training. Michelangelo Buonarroti (Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni) was born on March 6, 1475, in Caprese, Italy. Leonardo da Vinci The name Leonardo da Vinci translates to Leonard from the town of Vinci. • Leonardo was raised by his single father. • Leonardo was one of the first Italians to…

The Renaissance Theater

How old was the art of drama by the time Shakespeare was born? 3 centuries Why was building a permanent theater such a radical idea? Because plays were normally at improvised spaces Who built the first public theater? When? What was it called? James and Richard Burbage built the The Theater in 1576 Name some…

Renaissance- Copernicus

Galieo and Copernicus Who believes in the heliocentric theory? The Catholic Church Who believed in the geocentric theory? Copernicus enters the university of Krakow. What happened to Copernicus in 1419? On the Revolution of the celestial spheres (his book) was published. Copernicus died the same year. What happened to Copernicus in 1543? Copernicus book was…

Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance

Albizzi The rivaling banking family of the Medici’s. They had Cosimo arrested and locked him in a tower. They were going to kill him, but Cosimo escaped. Artists Seventy percent of all Renaissance artists lived and worked in Florence. Lots of them were commissioned by the Medici family. Bribing Medici bribed the guards when he…

Renaissance video notes

The _____________ is the name historians have given the events that led to the formation of many types of Protestant churches during the 16th century. Reformation The Italian astronomer who proved the theories of Copernicus was named______________ Galileo The entire historical period between the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the Renaissance is called…

renaissance art: common symbolism

apple/fruit sin/disobedience book scriptures/prophecy of scriptures broom domestic arts of cooking, sewing, tending to home candle show gods presence chalice wine of the eucharist dead tree original sin/dead bc of sin dice/cards reference to vice dog faithfulness/fidelity dog (hound) hell dove holy spirit garden fertility. enclosed- virginity jingle bells folly and foolishness knot unity lamb…

Art 223 Exam #2: Early Renaissance Architecture in Florence

Dome of the Florence Cathedral -Filippo Brunelleschi -1420-1436 -Florence, Italy -by 1420, the decorative Gothic surface of the exterior was largely complete. Nave, choir and transepts built; and the size of the octagonal base was built -masons worked from movable scaffolding -“great hoist’ using oxen -Exterior: white marble ribs divide the dome into eight sections…

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