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1

What institution with its desire for symbolism was extremely influential in late gothic art?

The Christian Church.

2

What elements where characteristic in Late Gothic architecture?

Buildings with a strong vertical emphasis that used pointed arches, rib vaulting, flying buttresses resulting from striving for "height and light".

3

What is involved in the "Flamboyant" late-gothic architectural style?

Elaborate flame-like tracery that is sinuous, complicated and highly decorative.

4

In late gothic sculpture, what did the "courtly style" impose on figures?

An artificial S-curve.

5

What was the dominant style in late gothic painting?

The Italo-Byzantine style AKA maniera greca

6

What is characteristic of figural rendering in late gothic painting?

Tall, austere, aloof figures.

7

In late gothic painting, what is characteristic in the representation of space?

A shallow stage space (foreground mainly/middle-ground slightly) with linear flatness in rendering forms.

8

What are the characteristics of composition in late gothic painting?

Strict, formal (occasionally hierarchical) compositions with stylized symbols for towns and stage scenery representations of landscape elements.