18 terms

Chapter 18

Who were the most powerful rulers and art patrons of the 15th century in northern Europe?
dukes of burgundy
What are paneled altarpieces called?
diptych (2panels), tritych (3panels)
What were the primary printmaking techniques in the 15th century?
woodcuts and engravings on metal- intaglio and relief printing
What work was used to establish the characteristics of Rogier van der Weyden's art?
the deposition
What were the skills of Martin Schongauer?
was a printmaker and a painter
Who painted the altarpiece for the Chartreuse de Champmol?
melchior broederlam
How would you know if you came across a unicorn?
one horn, always white, only go to virgins
What are the characteristics of the International Gothic style?
vivid colors, microscopic detail with nature
Who sculpted the Well of Moses?
claus sluter
What is meant by "hidden symbols" in works like the "Merode Altarpiece"
everyday objects you wouldn't see-religious iconology
Name a well-known tapestry series
unicorn tapestry or hunt of the unicorn
What made the Limbourg Brothers famous?
the book, tres riches heures
What is known about the figures in the Double Portrait of a Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife?
that they are rich because of the clothing and setting
What make the Man in a Red Turban so realistic?
his facial expressions
What is intaglio?
when you take a sharp tool and carve on to a metal plate, ink would fill into the incisions
the deposition
The "Merode Altarpiece"