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made from glue, gypsum, and/or chalk. used as a ground or primer for a painting on a piece of wood or canvas
A type of paint that uses pigment mixed with egg yolk, glue, or casein, also the medium itself.
In Christian architecture, the building used for baptism, usually situated next to a church
Painting (almost always tempera) on lime plaster. The plaster may be dry (fresco secco) or wet (buon fresco)
Type of fresco painting where the pigment is applied while the plaster ground is still wet. The pigment is chemically bound to the plaster
In drawing or painting, the treatment and use of light and dark, especially the gradations of light that create the effect of model
In the Renaissance, an emphasis on education and expanding knowledge. Also, the exlploration of individual potential, a desire to excel and a commitment to civic responsibility and moral duty
A style of art that was popular in the 14th and 15th century particularly among the Court of Burgundy. It was strongly influenced by the work of Simone Martini who combined elements of French Gothic art, Sienese art, and Northern European Art
The style of painted or sculptured representation based on close observation of the natural world that was at the core of the classical tradition
A method of presenting an illusion of the three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional surface
Vigin and Child Enthroned (Cimabue)
Cimabue, 1280, Florence, tempera and gold on wood panel, 12'x7', Italian Gothic/Proto-Renaissance
Virgin and Child Enthroned (Giotto)
Giotto, 1305 - 1310, tempera and gold on wood, 10'x6', Italian Gothic/Proto-Renaissance
The Effects of Good and Bad Government
Ambrogio Lorenzetti, 1338 - 1339, Italian Gothic/Proto-Renaissance
Life of John the Baptist doors
Andrea Pisano, 1330 - 1336, 19"x17", Italian Gothic/Proto-Renaissance
February from Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry
Limbourg Brothers, 1413 - 1416, Illumination, 8"x5", International Gothic (Burgundian Court)
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