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  • 1. Classical, Medieval, or Renaissance Art Which period is it from?
  • 2. Artwork A
  • 3. Renaissance Period (1406 C.E.)
    • Madonna and Child with Two Angels
    • Filippo Lippi, Italian painter
    • Mary seated with two angels holding her baby Jesus
    • Very lifelike figures and expressive faces
    • Colors responding to light
    • Background shows perspective as it extends far into the distance
    • Religious subject
  • 4. Artwork B
  • 5. Classical Period (3rd Century B.C.E)
    • Bathing Venus
    • Unknown Roman Artist, marble sculpture
    • Made as a copy of a Greek bronze statue
    • Venus, the goddess of love and beauty (nude)
    • Expresses a serenity (calm) and balance that ancient Greeks thought was ideal
  • 6. Artwork C
  • 7. Renaissance Period (1482 C.E.)
    • Primavera
    • Sandro Botticelli, paint on wood panel
    • Mythological version of the coming of spring. Primavera means “spring” in Italian
    • Aphrodite (goddess of beauty and love) at center, Hermes (messenger of gods) at left.
    • Set in a beautiful garden showing a fascination in nature
  • 8. Artwork D
  • 9. Medieval Period (1280 C.E.)
    • Madonna and Child in Majesty
    • Italian artist Cimabue, paint on wood panel
    • 12 foot altar piece
    • Mary and Jesus sitting on a large elegant throne
    • Faces are serious with little feeling
    • Figures are 2-dimensional, or flat
  • 10. Artwork E
  • 11. Classical Period (c. 400 B.C.E.)
    • Grave Stele of Hegeso
    • Unknown Greek artist, Marble sculpture c. 400 B.C.E.
    • Made for a wealthy woman’s grave, she sits in a chair examining jewelry brought to her by her servant
    • Smooth and calm faces and poses balanced
  • 12. Artwork F
  • 13. Renaissance Period ( c. 1475 C.E.)
    • Pieta
    • Michelangelo, marble sculpture
    • Mary holds Jesus in her lap after crucifixion
    • Facial expressions are both sad and painful
    • Both Mary and Jesus are young and beautiful, both realistic and idealized. Mary would have been much older.
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  • 16. Credits Artwork A: Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy/Bridgeman Art Library Artwork B: Scala/Art Resource, NY Artwork C: Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy/Alinari/Art Resource, NY. Artwork D: Musee du Louvre, Paris/Photo by Gerard Blot/Reunion des Musees Nationaux/Art Resource, NY. Artwork E: Nimatallah/Art Resource, NY. Artwork F: St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican State, Rome/Scala/Art Resource, NY.