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– meaning “rebirth,” an era characterized by a growing belief that man can understand, even change his world, without the medieval fear of offending God with his arrogance.Renaissance
77.3%
term denoting features or styles created during Greek and Roman eras.Classical
65.9%
“light/dark” – refers to the rendering of light and shade in a two-dimensional work of artChiaroscuro
59.1%
religious movement and historical era kicked off by Martin Luther in 1517, when he nailed 95 Theses to the door of Wittenberg Cathedral, PROTESTING the church’s doctrine (like thprotestant reformation
56.8%
Renaissance philosophy that sees the human as an individual, but also a member of secular society – features an increased focus on human values & interests in contrast to merely Humanism
50%
from the Latin maniera, or hand, a movement that grew as a response to the High Renaissance, featuring technical virtuosity, erudite subject matter, elegant figures, ambiguous spacmannerism
50%
tool used by Early Renaissance artists to created a recession of space in a painting. Uses orthogonals, or lines created by a road, railroad, buildings, etc. to lead eye back to a Linear perspective
45.5%
“smoky” -- a particular approach to chiaroscuro characteristic of Leonardo da Vinci’s work. Figures seem to emerge from a background, and feature smudged, indistinct contourssfumato
40.9%
tool used by Early Renaissance artists to create recession of space, but leaves compositional focus in foreground. Objects get smaller and less distinct as they recess into the bacAtmospheric perspective
38.6%
printmaking method in which metal plate is incised with image, covered in ink and then wiped, leaving ink in crevices. Paper is laid over plate & run through press; ink absorbed byengraving
38.6%
church that is also the seat of a bishopCathedral
36.4%
space where nave and transept crosscrossing
36.4%
the Catholic church’s response to Luther’s allegations, reminding its followers (and especially those who would follow Luther) the price of abandoning Catholicismcounter-reformation
36.4%
specifically a feature of Gothic churches; buttresses add support to the outside of church walls, and flying buttresses are built so that they stand away from the wall, and attach Flying Buttresses
31.8%
sometimes shallow niches, sometimes deep, dark crevices, these are spaces included in the apse of a church that serve as sites for relics, small altars, or statues to be venerated Radiating chapels
31.8%
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the destruction of religious artworks,in the belief that venerating religious images was idolatry (the worship of objects), and distracting the faithful from the worship of Godiconoclasm
31.8%
articulated masonry in between panes of glass in a single window; becomes thinner and more delicate toward High Gothic eraTracery
27.3%
three parts, or divided by three, as in Gothic church facadesTripartite
25%
recession of space expressed by perspectival rendering of primary object, as in Andrea Mantegna’s Dead Christ, or Foreshortened Christ.Foreshortening
25%
chiaroscuro technique that creates “spotlight” effect – high contrast between deep darks and blinding lights, heightening dramatic impact, associated with work of Caravaggiotenebrism
25%
also a feature of Gothic churches, creating higher ceilings and vertical thrustRib Vaulting
22.7%
sculpture located in portal door frames of churchjamb figures
20.5%
architectural plan featuring arms of equal length, vs. Latin cross, or cruciform plan (also called basilica) where nave is considerably longer than transept.greek cross plan
20.5%
sharply pointed roof formspinnacles
18.2%
Gothic style using long, thin window lancets to replace wall surface, as in Sainte-ChappelleRayonnant
15.9%
Gothic style predicated on the use of right angles and sprawling building mass, with a balance between horizontal and vertical employed instead of relentless verticality of French Perpendicular Style
15.9%
“day’s work,” indicated how much of a fresco could be completed in one day – evident in variations of color in sky of Giotto’s Lamentation in the Arena ChapelGiornata
15.9%
putting subject of image in backgroundinverted perspective
15.9%
ongoing debate concerning the primacy of drawing vs. that of painting – often seen as a competition between analytical and spontaneous approaches to art production, or the importdisegno vs. colore
15.9%
Greek manner – convention for representing Madonna and Child in centralized composition, the Madonna in blue, child held in her arms, head tilted, and accented with goldManiera Greca
11.4%

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