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ARH VOCAB MIDTERM V2
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Financial support to an activity
Central support of doorway.
Three part altarpiece
Age of wood.
Portrait looking like sculpture.
Pagan woman who made predictions about Christ.
Author of old Testament.
Thin layer of oil.
Sense of depth using shift of color (green to blue) and blurring of space to suggest distance.
Objects shape + structure
How an artist arranges his artwork.
Illusion that one body part is farther than the other.
Smokey, hazy quality (Da vinci)
Layer. Art style.
Someone with a great love of books.
An artist who painted for a royal or noble family, sometimes commissioned or on a fixed salary.
General people, religious people, not priests etc...
Animal hide, expensive treated calf hides
Woodcut; relief print
Artwork on paper.
Engravings into a surface, metal, not raised - engraved.
Lay lines perpendicular to create grids, Lights + Darks.
Feathers overlaid to make mosaic.
Rebirth, Humanism + culture of antiquity, individual civic engagement,
Single Point Linear Perspective
Horizontal line, vanishing point, orthogonal lines, transversal lines
Gold Leaf or paint.
Twisted post, asymmetrical, distribution of weight on hips or body.
Atmospheric (Aerial) perspective
technique of creating illusion of depth by depicting objects as paler in the distance.
Single Point Linear Perspective -
Horizontal line, vanishing point, orthogonal lines, transversal lines.
Remember you must die.
Significance (Rationalization of sight) and application (use of perspective to creat meaning).
(The Wheel) stairs -> the window where you could place a baby in the
Technique invented by Luca Robbia, made decorations In terracotta sculpture covered in glaze (Roundels).
Covered corridor or room with one open side.
Type of loggia on the front of building.
Series of arches.
Front of building.
Space between arches.
Triangular top on top of windows.
Painting done in watercolor on wet plaster.
Style invented in Athens, combines Volute + Acanthus leaves
All elements based on a module.
unit used as the basis for the dimensions of the design, usually in repeating equal sets.
Style of building, originates from Rome legal buildings -> Basicilan Church.
Single long corridor, highest part.
Side aisles on the side of nave separated by columns
On the side of an aisle, small room.
Row of windows, lets light in.
Archway shaped like T, looks like cross.
the crossway - of the T.
Built for military victories, adopted as architecture.
Horizontal superstructure supported by columns.
Round shaft, free - standing.
Flat to the wall, 2d, looks like column.
Half column out, half column in wall.
Half shaped barrel roof. Semicircle.
projecting, crowning element of entablature
Magnificence, civic good
Inclusion of art not from that time period
Below + above
Trompe Loeil di sotto in su
Realistic imagery to create objects that appear in 3d.
Art historians considered High Renaissance to be dominated by Michelangelo, Raphael, Da Vinci, Harmony, Balance, calm, monumentality
Elongated Proportions, intellection sophistication, poses.
Inner chamber of temple
Base on which columns were build for supporting both column and building
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