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Italian Renaissance Architecture

____ families (mercantile)
new money
birthplace/center of Renaissance
Florence, Italy
Medici Family
patron of arts, new money family, banking
humanism
came from ancient Greece, pushed for rational thinking, new world view
_____ were famous
architects
scholars recover classical Greek and Roman texts from
vitruvius
Sought _____ perfection
mathematical
influenced by greek philosphers Plato and pythagoras
a^2+b^2=c^2
ideal forms
square and circle
Vitruvian Man
Vitruvian Man
by DaVinci
perfect proportions
Filippo Brunelleschi
main figure in italian ren for architecture
Brunelleschi went to Rome after losing a ____ to Ghilberti
competition
Brunelleschi and Ghilberti’s panels were about ______
Abraham and Isaac
florence cathedral
florence cathedral
cupola
cupola
dome for creation to sit above hole to protect from rain, let fresh air and light in
Basilica plan
Basilica plan
intro of transept
Bartolomeo
student of brunelleschi, built palazzo medici
Palazzo Medici
Palazzo Medici
rustication, egg and dart, modillions
rustication
the contrasts in texture w/ the smoothly finished squared block masonry surfaces called ashlar
modillion
modillion
set of ornamental brackets under a cornice
piano nobile
main floor of italian renaissance palazzo (second story_
stretcher
used for support
egg and darting
egg and darting
molding that looked like eggs
loggia
loggia
an architectural feature which is a covered exterior gallery or corridor usually on an upper level, or sometimes ground level. The outer wall is open to the elements, usually supported by a series of columns or arches.
dental molding
dental molding
looks like teeth
acanthus leaf
acanthus leaf
ornament carved into stone or wood to resemble leaves
Leon battista Alberti
“renaissance man”, egomaniac, wrote 10 books on arch, studied plato
Palazzo Rucellai
Palazzo Rucellai
first use of classical orders in renaissance arch
Rimini
Rimini
by alberti
Maria Novella
Maria Novella
by alberti
Santa Andrea
Santa Andrea
by alberti, considered alberti’s most complete work, took 328 yrs to finish
coffered barrel vaulting
coffered barrel vaulting
ceiling of santa andrea
two social classes of italian ren
peasants and wealthy
_________ ceiling
_________ ceiling
coffered
pilasters
pilasters
columns on 3 sides
terrazzo floors
chunks of marble and concrete
Michelangelo
father of renaissance
leonardo di vinci
quintessential renaissance man
___________ seats
upholstered
most common wood used
walnut
common textile
silk
cassone
most important piece of time, big storage chest, heavily ornamented, passed from generation to generation
sgabello
sgabello
light, uncomfortable wooden dining chair
savonarola
savonarola
named for monk burned at stake in florence, composed of curved wooden slats attached to solid arms
dante chair
dante chair
heavily ornamented arms and legs and seat and back [anel of cloth
credenza
credenza
cabinet or cupbord
1400
beginning of italian ren
italy center of commerce because
crusades and marco polo, could afford ren because not part of gothic
printing press
spread knowledge

Italian Renaissance Architecture
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____ families (mercantile)
new money
birthplace/center of Renaissance
Florence, Italy
2017-09-06 05:33:16
Italian Renaissance Architecture
$ 13.900 2018-12-31
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