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Art History- Quiz 1

Terms

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Christine de Pizan
Royalty that had a book written about women (manuscript)
formal analysis
requires no historical analysis, looks at a work of art and analyze it
Renaissance
'Rebirth', used by Petrarch. What died? Knowledge of Greek and Roman world
style
the way an object looks
Petrarch
coined the term Renaissance
archiropoeta
image not made by human hands (The Vera- icon of Christ's face)
Philip the Bold
painting ona panel became important during his time- had the Chartreuse de Champmol constructed
diptych
2 paneled altarpiece
social history
an area of historical study considered by some to be a social science that attempts to view historical evidence from the point of view of developing social trends
representation
practice of making an image
atmospheric perspective
a method of rendering the effect of spatial distance by subtle variations in color and clarity of representation
Vasari, Lives of the most excellent italian architects, painters, and sculptors
considered art historian, wrote about the most important artists and about the works that they created
Chartreuse de Champmol
Painting by Melchoir Broederlam that depicts the annunciation and visitation on the left, and the presentation in the temple and the flight into egypt on the right (diptych)
picture plane
the theoretical spatial plane corresponding with the actual surface of a painting
iconography
study of images and their meaning
register
a device used in systems of spatial definition
'the period eye'
everyone perceives art differently depending on their background and experience, idea that vision shapes perception
triptych
3 paneled altarpiece
humanism
power and potential of human beings (believed by Petrarch)
tapestry
multicolored pictorial or decrative weaving meant to be hung on a wall or placed on furniture
medium
translates idea to image
patronage
the right of bestowing offices or church benefices, the business given by a regular customer, and the guardianship of saints
linear perspective (one-point)
one-point placed at eye level, other lines are vanishing
altarpiece
object used as a backdrop in a church
polytych
multiple paneled altarpiece
typology
the study of types of prefigurative symbols
panel painting
painting made on a panel of wood
reliquary
a container, often made of precious materials, used as a repository to protect to protect and display sacred relics
manuscript illumination
put light on text

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