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  1. aderation
  2. Linear Perspective
  3. lamentation
  4. iconography
  5. Pieta
  1. a Meaning of the form and content of picture-signs. Also a term for the academic discipline devoted to the the investigation and classification of picture content.
  2. b glorifies and praises God
  3. c expression of grief or sorrow for christ.
  4. d the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer.Parallel lines running into the depth of the painting connect at the vanishing point.
  5. e Representation of grieving Mary with the body of christ. Northern: Across Lap. Southern: Held up right.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The sign (either an object or a particular action) used to characterise or identify a figure, e.g. a pot of salve for Mary Magdalen.
  2. The earliest type of gravure. The drawing is engraved on a copper plate, paint is rubbed into the scratches and transfered to paper under mechanical proccess
  3. (Christianity) the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ
  4. Painting technique in which paint pigments are bound with oil. Oil paint is workable, it dries slowly and bends easily. Since 1st apearance in 15th century, oil paint has been crucial in painting technique.
  5. "egg tempera" The usual medium for paint in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, until the arival of oil. Binders of tempera are dilluted in water, but not water soluble after applying.

5 True/False questions

  1. TriptychThe three divine personai in the Christian religions: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.


  2. depositionThe action of putting things together; formation or construction. ex. Diagonal/radial. The different physical traits. Color and form, symmetry/asymmetry, movement ect.


  3. crucifixtionJesus's death by being hung on a wooden cross


  4. Contrapposto(Plassed opposite) Way of representing standing full-length figuers in equilibrium, with a 'free leg' and a 'standing leg' Developed in classical Greek sculpture. A more relaxed form of standing.


  5. Secondary Colora color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors.