Flashcards in Final Deck (67)
Difference between Romanesque and gothic architecture
Romanesque: Horizontal, modest height, multiple units, rounded arch, piers and walls, barrel and groin vaults, dark, solemn, simple, severe, damnation
Gothic: vertical, soaring, unified, unbroken space, pointed arch, exterior buttresses, ribbed groin vaults, airy bright stained glass windows, richly decorated with sculpture, salvation
High Renaissance vs. Mannerism
Normal vs. abnormal
Direct vs. elaborate
Controlled vs. disjointed
Harmonious vs. conflicted
Normative vs. uncanonical
Easily posed vs. tensely posed
Balance vs. contrasted
Natural vs. artificial
Technical term for a vaulted, semicircular recess at the end of an aisle, a chapel, or the chancel of a church
The most important forces that influence the development of Romanesque architecture
Pilgrimages and monasticism
The greatest center of pilgrimage in the late Middle Ages was?
Santiago de compostela
In the Middle Ages, which language did scholars in Western Europe generally use
The distinguishing feature of many Romanesque churches is?
The model for charlemagnes architectural Renaissance was?
This woven document narrates the events in the Norman conquest of Britain
Name of the notable sculptor responsible for much of the monumental sculpture at autun cathedral
Anything that is used as container for memorabilia of a saint of the Catholic Church
This architectural structure proved to be a useful addition to Romanesque churches
A unique architectural feature in Italian Romanesque churches which will continue into the gothic period
The independent campanille
It is in this cathedral that the elements of the gothic reach their most perfect harmony
An important new technique in the paintings of Giotto
This cathedral was the intellectual center of Western Europe during the late Middle Ages
Notre dame in Paris
A unique peculiarity of this monumental gotchic cathedral in France is that its twin spire are uneven and different in style
We say that the gothic was born between 1137 and 1144 under the leader ship of?
Which was the first country to adopt the gothic outside of France
The great difference between the Romanesque theme and the gothic theme
Damnation vs. salvation
The two great centers of the late Italian gothic period are?
Florence and siena
This architectural element became a standard of gothic church decoration
Giottos masterpiece frescos are found in the?
Arena chapel in Padua
This philosopher was able to integrate faith and reason in what came to be known as scholastic philosophy
Saint Thomas aquinas
This sculpture is also a metaphor of the miraculous victory of right over wrong
This fresco by lorenzitti in Siena is considered the first panoramic work in western art
The effects of good government
The patron family of Florence in the 15th century was the?
The work of Renaissance painters benefitted from the invention of what medium
The subject matter of botticellis Spring is?