Flashcards in 15thc. in Northern Europe Vocab Deck (21):
The cultural and artistic events of 15th century Italy; encompasses the artistic styles of the late Middle Ages (most notably International Gothic) and the early Renaissance. (1400s)
International Gothic Style
a phase of Gothic art which developed in Burgundy, Bohemia, France and northern Italy in the late 14th century and early 15th century; artists and portable works such as illuminated manuscripts traveled widely around the continent, creating a common aesthetic among the royalty and higher nobility and considerably reducing the variation in national styles among works produced for the courtly elites.
a florid style of late Gothic architecture in France from about 1350 in France until superseded by Renaissance architecture during the early 16th century.
In painting and sculpture, the style is sometimes known in German as the "Schöne Stil" or "Weicher Stil" ("Beautiful style" or "Soft style"). Stylistic features are a dignified elegance, which replaces monumentality, along with rich decorative colouring, elongated figures and flowing lines.
a portrait in a larger painting or other work showing the person who commissioned and paid for the image, or a member of his, or (much more rarely) her, family.
type of relief print, using a gouge
type of intaglio print using a graver
making of pictures and designs from specially prepared plates or blocks
system of printing and typography that uses movable components to reproduce the elements of a document
ink is pressed into the engraving to make the image
multicolored decorative weaving meant to be hung on a wall or placed on furniture
decoration of a previously existing matieral
book that describes characteristics, uses, and meaning illustrated by moralizing tales about real and imaginary animals
work of art usually painted on wood set above and behind an altar
tool used for carpentry and sculpture
tools used for intaligo
container, often made of precious materials, used as repository to protect and display sacred relics
not sacred or relating to religion
paint made of pigment ground in oil
Book of Hours
illuminated, Christian devotional book