Transcript Figure 21-34
Know the subject of the Annunciation- what is it about
Gabriel telling Mary she’s pregnant- lily= purity
GIOTTO, Lamentation, Arena Chapel,
of Isaac, competition
panel for east doors,
Why did this panel
exhibit more humanist
values?- naked Issac,
Figure 21-34 FILIPPO BRUNELLESCHI, plan of the Pazzi
Chapel, Santa Croce, Florence,
Central plan style
Bruneleschi’s dome-Florence Cathedral (aerial view looking northeast),
Know why this dome is innovative
Notice symmetry created by the
classical architecture, and combination
of religion and humanism
MASACCIO, Holy Trinity,
PERUGINO, Christ Delivering the Keys of the Kingdom to Saint Peter,
Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Rome, How does this piece combine both
Christian and Renaissance ideals?
ANDREA MANTEGNA, Foreshortened Christ, ca. 1500.
What is new and innovative?
First free-standing nude statue
since antiquity. Notice the
Nudity used to portray a Biblical
hero rather than as an allegory for
sinfulness (Medieval mentality).
Know why this is an
be able to cite and
between this and
SANDRO BOTTICELLI, Birth of Venus,
LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI
Palazzo Rucellai, Florence,
Know why this is renaissance?
Whay building did Alberti use
as his inspiration—what are the
types of classical architecture
are used- how are they