style in which the background was enveloped in shadow and the important figures illuminated by a concentrated beam of light.
elaborate an extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
Paintings containing only objects, such as tableware, flowers, fruit or books. Common household items
describes paintings (particularly 17th century Dutch still lifes) that include references to death
genre of prose that narrates, in a realistic way, the adventures of a picaro, a roguish hero of low social rank living by his wits in a corrupt society.
Landscape architect André Le Nôtre [ leh NOHT] was in charge of the grounds at Versailles. He believed in the formal garden, and his methodical, geometrical design has come to be known as the French garden. The grounds were laid out around a main axis, emphasized by the giant cross- shaped Grand Canal, which stretched to the west of the palace Pathways radiated from this central
Michaelangelo last judgement
Saint Bartholomew, for instance, who was martyred by being skinned alive, sits just below Christ's feet, holding in his right hand a knife, the instrument of his torture, and in his left hand his own flayed skin. Many scholars believe that the face on the flayed skin is a self- portrait of Michelangelo, suggesting his sense of his own martyrdom under the unre-lenting papal commissions of Pope Paul III. But it is the nudity of his figures that drew the most attention. In 1545, the poet Pietro Aretino wrote a letter to the painter, object-ing to the fresco
Anthony van Dyck
King Charles I at the Hunt,
painter, restrained baroque artist who was an english artist-pupil of rubens, court painter for charles 1
paintings, sought to manipu-late light and dark to great advantage as well. The acknowledged master of light and dark, Shadow painting
The Calling of Saint Matthew..Levi, saint matthew and saint peter..
conversion of saint paul
a baroque architect and sculptor. Made the Colonnade for piazza in from of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and was his greatest architectural work, and the Canopy over the high altar of St. Peter's Cathedral, and the altarpiece The Ecstasy of St. Teresa, that shows a lot of emotion
Spanish painter remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color... n
known for the Resurrection
Jupiter and lo..
well defined body and Jupiter dark and amorphous form is fully mannerist in spirit
age of absolutism.. the sun king..
founded the academy of art , dance and sculpture, paintings, and architecture
famous for vivid depictions of dramatic sense and her Judith paintings, "Judith Slaying Holofernes", painted strong heroic women in her paintings. trained under her father
most sought after portrait painter ...Christ preaching and anatomy lesson exttreme clarity...triangle of light
advocated a classical approach to painting. A painting's subject matter, he believed, should be drawn from classical mythology or Christian tradition, not everyday life. Painting technique itself should be con-trolled and refined. painted The shepards of Arcadia
Founded the Society of Jesus, resisted the spread of Protestantism, wrote Spiritual Exercises.
Council of Trent
This was the meeting called by Pope Paul III that secured reconciliation with the Protestants.restoring Church discipline..halt to selling religious goods 1545-1563