Art History Study Guide 1

Madonna Enthroned
marks the end of the medival paintings in Italy, new naturalistic approach to art, figures have substance, dimensionality & bulk
naturalism of real body and space through which a body can move, figures grouped together to create space, light and shadow model the body
Betrayal of Jesus
multiple scenes represented at once, drama of fleeing bodies, weight of modeled
features elegant shapes and radiant color, fluttering line and weightless figures in a spaceless setting
Florence Cathedral
Tuscan Romanesque archietchture, differs from Gothic Buildings as it stresses horizontal stability