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1

Giotto
Lamentation

Arena Chapel, Padua
1305
Pieta; empathy: human interaction (expression, movement); cangianti

2

Andrea da Firenze
The Triumph of the Church

Spanish Chapel, Santa Maria Novella, Florence,
c. 1370.
Dominican ideology; includes local landscape

3

Donatello
Feast of Herod

Siena Baptistery,
1430
complex space; continous narrative; perspective (2 vanishing points, grid)

4

Masaccio
Enthroned Madonna and Child

1430
Cloak is cast in real shadow (chiaroscuro); she overcomes the space

5

Masaccio
The Tribute Money

Brancacci Chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, 1420s.
Perspective is used to tell a story: con. Narrative; natural light source; landscape (Giotto, Donatello- aerial perspective)

6

Masaccio
The Trinity

Santa Maria Novella, Florence,
1430.
Truths of religion are as clear as the axiums of math; first monumental perspectival painting; momento mori

7

Paolo Uccello
Battle of San Romano

1440.
Over does it with the math- no longer relatable

8

Fra Angelico
Annunciation,

1430
modular/cubic; hortus conclusus (ties virgin and christ with adam and eve); perspective

9

Ambrogio Lorenzetti
Allegory of Good Government
Effects of Good Government

Palazzo Communale, Siena,
1340
inspiration for what the gov’t should strive for (justice, etc.); first cityscape; represents the movement away from feudalism towards communes

10

Fra Angelico,
Annunciation

San Marco, Florence,
1440
Reminder of religious duties; modular recession; conflation of space

11

Fra Filippo Lippi,
Bartolini Tondo

1450.
Continuous narrative; first example of a tondo; motherhood

12

Fra Filippo Lippi,
Martelli Annunciation

c. 1440.
First squared altarpiece; commentator figure; Netherlandish influence in the vase

13

Domenico Veneziano,
Saint Lucy Altarpiece

c. 1450
Sacrae conversazione; commentator figure; suffused with light (new)- light as a measurement

14

Andrea del Castagno,
Last Supper

Refectory, Sant' Apollonia, Florence,
1450
Heavy line and modeling; emotional imperitive; halos are lit for the first time

15

Piero della Francesca
Baptism of Christ

1450s.
Varieta; rhyme scheme between figures and nature (Christ’s legs and the tree); no shadow