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Art History1400 term

Art history 1400 Exam 1 terms

tempera a method of painting with pigments dispersed in an emulsion miscible with water, typically egg yolk.
hierarchy a system or organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status or authority.
guilds "a medieval association of craftsmen or merchants, often having considerable power.
Black Death the great epidemic of bubonic plague that killed a large part of the population of Europe in the mid 14th century.
buon fresco is a fresco painting technique in which alkaline resistant pigments, ground in water, are applied to plaster when it is still wet,
linear perspective a type of perspective used by artists in which the relative size, shape, and position of objects are determined by drawn or imagined lines
atmospheric perspective a technique of rendering depth or distance in painting by modifying the tone or hue and distinctness of objects perceived as receding from the picture plane,
humanism an outlook or system of thought attaching prime importance to human rather than divine or supernatural matters.
contrapposto an asymmetrical arrangement of the human figure in which the line of the arms and shoulders contrasts with while balancing those of the hips and legs.
Medici Family was a political dynasty, banking family and later royal house that first began to gather prominence under Cosimo de' Medici
chiaroscuro "the treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting.
Pope Julius II His papacy was marked by an active foreign policy, ambitious building projects, and patronage for the arts.
colorito vs. disegno (or color vs. design)
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