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Late Gothic/ Early Renaissance in Italy

Late Gothic/ Early Renaissance in Italy

Author: Erin Aldana
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This lesson will explore the transition toward a more humanist style in the arts that occurred in fourteenth-century Italian art.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Perspective

    A technique that depicts three-dimensional volume and space relationships on a flat surface.

  • Maniera Greca

    In Italian painting, the tendency to paint in the "Greek" style reminiscent of Byzantine icons, with stiff, flattened forms, hard lines that indicate folds in cloth, and the use of gold leaf.

  • Humanism

    Study or system of ethical practice that promotes human interests, values, scientific investigations and human pleasures in the natural world and often rejects the belief in God.

  • Renaissance

    A cultural movement marking a time of accelerated activity and learning expressed by art and literature in Europe during the 14th to 17th centuries.

  • Campanile

    Usually freestanding, a bell tower.

  • Naturalism

    An artistic approach that involves reproducing objects as the appear to the eye. This term is often used in art history as a substitute for realistic, to avoid any confusion with realism as an artistic movement.

  • Modeling

    In painting, the depiction of forms, particularly the human form, as having a rounded three-dimensional shape, indicated by the use of shadows.