Caravaggio's Entombment (chapter 6)
Terms in this set (21)
What type of art is this?
baroque art/ catholic/counter reformation
ornate, dramatic artistic style, sparked by the catholic reformation, which developed in europe in the 1550's
a hole in his hand, foot and gash in his side. Hand covering his gash
fully mastered light and shadow pointing mainly on Jesus. Dark around everything but him
Must emotion seen of her but still Solomon and sad. Recognizable by blue robe
What are they doing?
They are placing christ in his tomb
Where would this have been placed?
this would have been placed at the altar: so everyone is close to him and forced to look at christ being lowered into his grave.
What is the purpose of the placement?
to pull on the emotions of the people (a pull)
christ is literally dead weight and and the arm shows realism
Struggling to hold him up
bottom of his feet are dirty and shows his feet touched the ground. Humanism= he walked the earth and carried his cross
Virgin Mary's Hand
enclosing the portrait
What renaissance innovations can be found?
pyramid configuration, oil on canvas, chiaroscuro light and shadow, perspective (checks off all the boxes)
Mary's (left to right)
virgin Mary, Mary of Clopas, Mary magdalene (looking up)
signifies resurrection and hope of life (at bottom)
folds in cloth
tomb is left to the imagination and not finished
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