1452, Gutenburg's Bible
Woodcut, engraving, etching
Biting the plate, states of the print
Venus of Urbino
Allegory of fidelity in marriage, intimate context
an ancient manuscript text in book form
Council of Trent
Art as propaganda for the faith
Theme in baroque.The highest point in the development of something; a culmination or climax
Theme in baroque.
Tendency in baroque architecture.
Tendency in baroque architecture. An idealized aesthetic style derived from classical art.
an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions
Tenebrism. Dark Manner. The rendering of reality through the use of the strong contrasts of light and shadow
a total work of art. A work of art that makes use of all or many art forms or strives to do so.
A canopy (on columns) of state typically placed over an altar or throne
the governing idea in the Catholic Baroque
Major baroque themes
time and light
French Classical Baroque
The style of French art shows a classical adherence to certain rules of proportion
Mexican folding screen inspired by Japanese art
decorative articles, typically made of wood, that have been coated with lacquer.
Motivation for dutch art
Specialization and free market competition. Fashion in still lives.
The vanitas theme
Memento mori. Contemplation on the brevity of life. The momentary, the transient