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  1. Copper engraving
  2. Tempera
  3. Attribute
  4. lamentation
  5. Fresco
  1. a The earliest type of gravure. The drawing is engraved on a copper plate, paint is rubbed into the scratches and transfered to paper under mechanical proccess
  2. b The sign (either an object or a particular action) used to characterise or identify a figure, e.g. a pot of salve for Mary Magdalen.
  3. c expression of grief or sorrow for christ.
  4. d "egg tempera" The usual medium for paint in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, until the arival of oil. Binders of tempera are dilluted in water, but not water soluble after applying.
  5. e (Fresh) Wall painting, in which paint is applied to wet plaster, and blends with it as it dries.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (Plassed opposite) Way of representing standing full-length figuers in equilibrium, with a 'free leg' and a 'standing leg' Developed in classical Greek sculpture. A more relaxed form of standing.
  2. Painting technique in which paint pigments are bound with oil. Oil paint is workable, it dries slowly and bends easily. Since 1st apearance in 15th century, oil paint has been crucial in painting technique.
  3. a color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors.
  4. Representation of grieving Mary with the body of christ. Northern: Across Lap. Southern: Held up right.
  5. Jesus's death by being hung on a wooden cross

5 True/False questions

  1. Linear Perspectivethe appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer.Parallel lines running into the depth of the painting connect at the vanishing point.


  2. Chiaroscuro(Light-dark) Technique used since the 16th century, in which colour is less important that a stong contrast of light and dark.


  3. Annunciation(Christianity) the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ


  4. Intermediate Colora color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors.


  5. CompositionTaking Christ from the cross


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