EUROPE - 1300-1750 CE

Part 1: Late Medieval Painting
Part 2:  Northern Renaissance
Part 3:  Florentine Renaissance
Part 4:  High, Late, Venetian Renaissance

Part 1: LATE MEDIEVAL PAINTING

APAH 250 Images:

CONTENT: What do you see?

FORM: The details (what you see more exactly). How the artist delivers the content.

CONTEXT: Everything NOT observable.

FUNCTION: The intended purpose of the work.

Assignments:

READINGS: Stockstad, Chapter 18,

pgs 536-548

UNIT SHEET: below

 

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SNAPSHOT Sheet:

Late Medieval Painting Unit Sheet

Late Medieval Painting

63. Arena (Scrovegni) Chapel,

      including Lamentation 
64. Golden Haggadah 

* Madonna Enthroned, Cimabue
* Madonna Enthroned, Giotto
* Virgin and Child Enthroned, Duccio

Part 1: Late Medieval Painting Unit Sheet

Part 2: NORTHERN RENAISSANCE ART

CONTENT: What do you see?

FORM: The details (what you see more exactly). How the artist delivers the content.

CONTEXT: Everything NOT observable.

FUNCTION: The intended purpose of the work.

Assignments:

READINGS: Stockstad, Chapters 19 + 22 (various sections)

UNIT SHEET: below

 

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SNAPSHOT Sheet:

Northern Renaissance Unit Sheet

APAH 250 Images:

Part 2: Northern Renaissance Unit Sheet

66. Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece) 

68. The Arnolfini Portrait, Jan van Eyck 

77. Isenheim Altarpiece, Matthias Grünewald 

74. Adam and Eve, Albrecht Dürer 

79. Allegory of Law and Grace,

      Lucas Cranach the Elder 

83. Hunters in the Snow, Pieter Bruegel the Elder 

* Garden of Earthly Delights, Hieronymus Bosch

Part 3: FLORENTINE RENAISSANCE ART

CONTENT: What do you see?

FORM: The details (what you see more exactly). How the artist delivers the content.

CONTEXT: Everything NOT observable.

FUNCTION: The intended purpose of the work.

Assignments:

READINGS: Stockstad, Chapter 20

UNIT SHEET: below

 

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SNAPSHOT Sheet:

Florentine Renaissance Unit Sheet

APAH 250 Images:

Part3: Florentine Renaissance Unit Sheet

* Brancacci Chapel –

  Masaccio’s Holy Trinity/Tribute Money

71. Madonna and Child with Two Angels,

      Fra Filippo Lippi 

72. Birth of Venus, Sandro Botticelli 

* Christ Delivering the Keys to the Kingdom,

   Perugino

* Florence Cathedral, Baptistry Doors, Ghiberti

69. David, Donatello and St. Mark

67. Pazzi Chapel, Filipo Brunellschi  
70. Palazzo Rucellai, Leon Battista Alberti 

Part 4: HIGH, LATE, VENETIAN RENAISSANCE

CONTENT: What do you see?

FORM: The details (what you see more exactly). How the artist delivers the content.

CONTEXT: Everything NOT observable.

FUNCTION: The intended purpose of the work.

Assignments:

READINGS: Stockstad, Chapter 21

UNIT SHEET: below

 

Q CARDS: Images displayed

 

SNAPSHOT Sheet:

High/Late/Venetian Renaissance Unit Sheet

APAH 250 Images:

High Renaissance:

73. Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci 

* Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci

76. School of Athens, Raphael 

75. Sistine Chapel ceiling and altar wall      

      frescos, Michelangelo

* Michelangelo:  David, Pieta, Moses, Bound

  Slaves

* Bramante: tempieto, Plan for St. Peter’s

* Raphael’s cycle of paintings Stanza della

  Segnatura

Late + Venetian Renaissance:

80. Venus of Urbino, Titian 

* Villa Rotunda, Palladio

* Last Supper, Tintoretto

* Feast in the House of Levi, Veronese

Key Ideas- High Renaissance

(1495-1520)

 

  • Revitalization of the city of Rome under Pope Julius II
  • All about Roman Grandeur by producing awe inspiring artistic projects
  • Key Points: Symmetry, Balance, Ideal Proportions, Triangular compositions
  • Venetian Painters stress sensuous forms with sophisticated color combos
  • Portraits are of true likeness and personalities
  • Renaissance = Before sack of Rome
  • Mannerism = After 1527

Part 4: High, Late, Venetian Renaissance Unit Sheet

Part 5: MANNERISM

CONTENT: What do you see?

FORM: The details (what you see more exactly). How the artist delivers the content.

CONTEXT: Everything NOT observable.

FUNCTION: The intended purpose of the work.

Assignments:

READINGS: Stockstad, Chapter 21, pgs 661-668

UNIT SHEET: below

 

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SNAPSHOT Sheet:

Mannerism Unit Sheet

APAH 250 Images:

78. Entombment of Christ, Jacobo da Pontormo 

* Burial of Count Orgaz, El Greco

Key Ideas- Mannerism (1520-1600)

 

  • Mannerist art is deliberately intellectual, asking the viewer to respond in a sophisticated way to the spatial challenges 
  • Complicated compositions, distorted figures, complex allegorical interpretations

Part 5: Mannerism Unit Sheet

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

A very special thank you to Dr. Robert Coad for his infinite wisdom, amazing workshops, gift of materials and time, and years of support.

Another special thank you to Ms. Marsha Russell for her devotion to teaching and generosity in sharing her materials and knowledge with all of us.

Thank you to Valerie Park for her inspirational AP Art History web site that guided the creation of this site.