Art History 6B Midterm: Architecture Early Renaissance
|Pisa Cathedral|| |
1064. Basilica with 5 isles like Old St. Peter's. Pilfered and re-used Roman ruins. Ostentatious style for time (interior marble)
|Baptistery of Pisa|| |
1152. Circular building with dome and oculus (like Pantheon).
|Nicolas Pisano, Pisa Baptistry Pulpit|| |
1260. Designed to impress. Uses human figure of Hercules to express an abstract idea. Pisano doesn't draw from just one source, but shows he appreciates the classics. Also material from Bible: Adoration of the Kings relief (3 Kings from East, making a claim Christianity is a universal religion)
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