The frontality, stiff poses, and lack of modeling as seen in Berlinghieri's Saint Francis Altarpiece can be said to be which of the following?
reflects the "new" Italo-Byzantine style
Which of the following is a medieval element depicted on the pulpit for the Baptistery of Pisa Cathedral?
Unlike his father's work, Giovanni Pisano's pulpit for Sant'Andrea, Pistoia, was influenced by the French Gothic style. Which statement does not support this characterization?
Which of the following works describes the Roman school of painting that replaced Byzantine stylized dignity with the careful depiction of light?
Madonna Enthroned with Angels and Prophets
Giotto's Madonna Enthroned reflected the new trend toward naturalism and classical modeling of the figures. Which of the following describes this new trend?
The Virgin is solid and has mass.
The Triumph of Death is a powerful depiction of the folly of pleasure and the inevitability of death. The Dominicans, an order committed to a life of poverty, participated in the design of this work. Based on this, which of the following groups would be portrayed in a negative light?
the young aristocrats
This artist projected on a flat surface the illusion of space. He also projected the illusion of solid bodies moving though that space. This description describes which of the following artists?
Which of the following was characteristic of the work of Simone Martini?
use of elegant flowing contour
The International Style illustrated rich color, intricate patterns, and weightless figures. Which of the following works depicts this style?
Which of the following is the sculptor whose work showed the greatest influence of the forms of classical antiquity?
Duccio's work occupies the very center of the sanctuary and must be splendid and rich in conveying its precious message. Which of the following works does this describe?
Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints (Maestà)
What element did Duccio bring to the Maestà?
the modeled figures
He restored the naturalistic approach to painting as practiced in Antiquity. He inaugurated a method of pictorial expression based on observation. He revealed nature and its visible order. This describes which of the following artists?
Artistic training in Renaissance Italy was often arduous. Which does not describe the training to become a professional artist?
Assistants often had the opportunity to paint important compositional figures.
Whose work is best characterized by the use of solid volumes resting firmly on the flat and horizontal surface of this earth?