ARTH 245 * Introduction to Art History * Professor Sarah Benson * Fall 2004

 



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Artist CIMABUE (c. 1200 - after 1300)
Title/Subject Madonna Enthroned
Date c. 1280-90
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions 3.9 x 2.2 m
Original location Florence, Church of Santa Trinità
Location Florence, Uffizi

Artist DUCCIO (active 1278-1318)
Title/Subject Maestà Altarpiece (Madonna in Majesty)
Date 1308-11
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions height 2.1 m
Original location Siena Cathedral
Location Siena, Cathedral Museum

Artist GIOTTO (c. 1267-1337)
Subject View towards altar wall
Date 1305-6
Medium frescoed chapel
Location Padua, Arena Chapel (Scrovegni Chapel)

Artist GIOTTO
Subject Annunciation, left side, Angel Gabriel
Date 1305-6
Medium frescoed chapel
Location Padua, Arena Chapel (Scrovegni Chapel)

Artist GIOTTO
Subject Annunciation, right side, Virgin Mary
Date 1305-6
Medium frescoed chapel
Location Padua, Arena Chapel (Scrovegni Chapel)

Artist GIOTTO
Subject Virtue of Charity
Date 1305-6
Medium frescoed chapel
Location Padua, Arena Chapel (Scrovegni Chapel)

Artist GIOTTO
Subject Vice of Envy
Date 1305-6
Medium frescoed chapel
Location Padua, Arena Chapel (Scrovegni Chapel)

Artist GIOTTO
Title/Subject Last Judgment
Date 1305-6
Medium fresco
Location Padua, Arena Chapel (Scrovegni Chapel)

Artist GIOTTO
Subject Lamentation over the Dead Christ
Date 1305-6
Medium fresco
Location Padua, Arena Chapel (Scrovegni Chapel)

Artist GIOTTO
Title/Subject Ognissanti madonna
Date c. 1310
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions 3.25 x 2.04 m
Original location Florence, Church of Ognisanti
Location Florence, Uffizi

 

Artist Ambrogio LORENZETTI
Title/Subject Allegory of Bad Government
Date 1338-40
Medium fresco
Location Siena, Palazzo Pubblico

 

Artist Ambrogio LORENZETTI
Title/Subject Effects of Bad Government in the City
Date 1338-40
Medium fresco
Location Siena, Palazzo Pubblico

 

Artist Ambrogio LORENZETTI
Title/Subject Allegory of Good Government
Date 1338-40
Medium fresco
Location Siena, Palazzo Pubblico

 

Artist Ambrogio LORENZETTI
Title/Subject Effects of Good Government in the City
Date 1338-40
Medium fresco
Location Siena, Palazzo Pubblico

Artist GENTILE da FABRIANO
Title/Subject Adoration of the Magi
Date 1423
Medium tempera and gold leaf on panel
Location Florence: Uffizi

Artist Jean PUCELLE
Title/Subject The Betrayal of Christ and the Annunciation from The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen of France
Date c. 1325-28
Medium tempera on vellu,
Dimensions Each folio 8.9 x 6.2 cm
Location New York, Cloisters Museum

 
Artist Lorenzo GHIBERTI (1377-1446)
Title/Subject Sacrifice of Isaac
Date 1401
Medium gilt bronze
Dimensions 53.3 x 43.4 cm
Patron Wool Merchants Guild
Location Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello

Artist Lorenzo GHIBERTI (1377-1446)
Title/Subject Sacrifice of Isaac
Date 1401
Medium gilt bronze
Dimensions 53.3 x 43.4 cm
Patron Wool Merchants Guild
Location Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello

Artist Lorenzo GHIBERTI
Title/Subject Saint John the Baptist
Date c. 1412-16
Medium bronze
Dimensions 2.55 m
Patron Wool Merchants Guild
Location Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello


Artist NANNI di Banco (c. 1384-1421)
Title/Subject Four Saints (Quattro Coronati)
Date c. 1410-14
Medium marble
Dimensions Lifesize
Patron Mason and Stonecutters Guild
Location Florence, Orsanmichele

Artist DONATELLO (1386? - 1466)
Title/Subject David
Date 1408
Medium marble
Dimensions 1.91 m
Original location Florence, Cathedral; Florence, Palazzo Vecchio
Location Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello

Artist DONATELLO (1386? - 1466)
Title/Subject Saint Mark
Date 1411-13
Medium marble
Dimensions 2.4 m
Patron Linen workers guild
Original location Florence, Orsnamichele
Location Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello


Artist DONATELLO (1386? - 1466)
Title/Subject Saint George
Date 1415-16
Medium marble
Dimensions 2.1 m
Patron Guild of Armorers and Swordmakers
Original location Florence, Orsnamichele
Location Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello


Artist DONATELLO (1386? - 1466)
Title/Subject The Feast of Herod
Date c. 1425
Medium gilt bronze
Dimensions 59.7 cm square
Location Siena, Cathedral Baptismal Font


Artist DONATELLO (1386? - 1466)
Title/Subject David
Date c. 1425 -30
Medium bronze
Dimensions 1.58 m high
Location Florence, Bargello


Artist DONATELLO (1386? - 1466)
Title/Subject Annunciation
Date c. 1435
Medium gilded pietra serena
Dimensions 2.18 x 1.68 cm
Location Florence, Santa Croce

Artist LIMBOURG Brothers (Pol, Herman, Jean, died 1416)
Title/Subject January, Très Riches Heures
Date c. 1413-1416
Medium tempera on vellum
Dimensions 22.5 x 13.6 cm (page size)
Patron Duc de Berry
Location Chantilly, Museé Condé

Artist LIMBOURG Brothers (Pol, Herman, Jean, died 1416)
Title/Subject February, Très Riches Heures
Date c. 1413-1416
Medium tempera on vellum
Dimensions 22.5 x 13.6 cm (page size)
Patron Duc de Berry
Location Chantilly, Museé Condé

Artist LIMBOURG Brothers (Pol, Herman, Jean, died 1416)
Title/Subject March, Très Riches Heures
Date c. 1413-1416
Medium tempera on vellum
Dimensions 22.5 x 13.6 cm (page size)
Patron Duc de Berry
Location Chantilly, Museé Condé

Artist LIMBOURG Brothers (Pol, Herman, Jean, died 1416)
Title/Subject May, Très Riches Heures
Date c. 1413-1416
Medium tempera on vellum
Dimensions 22.5 x 13.6 cm (page size)
Patron Duc de Berry
Location Chantilly, Museé Condé

Artist LIMBOURG Brothers (Pol, Herman, Jean, died 1416)
Title/Subject June, Très Riches Heures
Date c. 1413-1416
Medium tempera on vellum
Dimensions 22.5 x 13.6 cm (page size)
Patron Duc de Berry
Location Chantilly, Museé Condé

Artist LIMBOURG Brothers (Pol, Herman, Jean, died 1416)
Title/Subject August, Très Riches Heures
Date c. 1413-1416
Medium tempera on vellum
Dimensions 22.5 x 13.6 cm (page size)
Patron Duc de Berry
Location Chantilly, Museé Condé

Artist Hubert and Jan (c. 1390-1441) VAN EYCK
Title/Subject Ghent Altarpiece
Date completed 1432
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 11' 3" high; 14' 5" wide in open position
Patron  
Location Ghent, Cathedral of Saint Bavo

Artist Hubert and Jan (c. 1390-1441) VAN EYCK
Title/Subject Ghent Altarpiece
Date completed 1432
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 11' 3" high; 14' 5" wide in open position
Patron
Location Ghent, Cathedral of Saint Bavo

Artist Hubert and Jan VAN EYCK
Title/Subject Adam from the Ghent Altarpiece
Date completed 1432
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 212.9 x 37.1 cm (to top of panel)
Patron
Location Ghent, Cathedral of Saint Bavo

Artist Hubert and Jan VAN EYCK
Title/Subject Adoration of the Lamb from the Ghent Altarpiece
Date completed 1432
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 137.7 x 242.3 cm
Patron
Location Ghent, Cathedral of Saint Bavo

Artist Hubert and Jan VAN EYCK
Title/Subject Eve from the Ghent Altarpiece
Date completed 1432
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 213.3 x 32.3 cm (to top of panel)
Patron
Location Ghent, Cathedral of Saint Bavo

Artist Hubert and Jan VAN EYCK
Title/Subject God the Father from the Ghent Altarpiece
Date completed 1432
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 212.22 x 83.1 cm
Patron
Location Ghent, Cathedral of Saint Bavo

Artist Hubert and Jan VAN EYCK
Title/Subject Mary of the Annunciation from the Ghent Altarpiece
Date completed 1432
Medium oil on panel
Patron
Location Ghent, Cathedral of Saint Bavo

Artist Jan VAN EYCK (c. 1390-1441)
Title/Subject Madonna and Child with Chancellor Nicolas Rolin
Date c. 1433-34
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 26 x 24 3/8"
Location Paris, Louvre

Artist Jan VAN EYCK (c. 1390-1441)
Title/Subject Arnolfini Portrait (Giovanni Arnolfini and Giovanna Cenami)
Date 1434
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 82 x 60 cm
Location London, national Gallery

Artist Robert CAMPIN (active 1406-1444)
Title/Subject Márode Altarpiece
Date c. 1425
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 64.5 x 117.8 cm
Location New York, Cloisters

Artist Robert CAMPIN (attributed; active 1406-1444)
Title/Subject Madonna and Child Before a Fire Screen
Date c. 1428
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 63 x 49.5 cm
Location London, National Gallery

Artist ROGIER van der WEYDEN (1399/1400-1464)
Title/Subject Descent from the Cross
Date c. 1435
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 220 x 260 cm
Location Madrid, Prado

       
Artist MASACCIO (1401-28)
Title/Subject The Holy Trinity with the Virgin, St. John, and Two Donors (Trinity)
Date c. 1425
Medium fresco
Location Florence, S. Maria Novella

Artist MASACCIO and MASOLINO
Title/Subject Brancacci Chapel
Date c. 1427
Medium frescoed chapel
Patron Brancacci Family
Location Florence, S. Maria del Carmine

Artist MASACCIO and MASOLINO
Title/Subject Brancacci Chapel
Date c. 1427
Medium frescoed chapel
Patron Brancacci Family
Location Florence, S. Maria del Carmine

Artist MASACCIO (1401-28)
Title/Subject Expulsion from Paradise
Date c. 1427
Medium fresco
Dimensions 208 x 88 cm
Patron Brancacci Family
Location Florence, S. Maria del Carmine

Artist MASACCIO (1401-28)
Title/Subject Tribute Money
Date c. 1427
Medium fresco
Patron Brancacci Family
Location Florence, S. Maria del Carmine

Artist MASACCIO (1401-28)
Title/Subject St. Peter Healing with his Shadow
Date c. 1427
Medium fresco
Patron Brancacci Family
Location Florence, S. Maria del Carmine

Artist MASACCIO (1401-28)
Title/Subject The Alms Giving
Date c. 1427
Medium fresco
Patron Brancacci Family
Location Florence, S. Maria del Carmine

Artist MASACCIO (1401-28)
Title/Subject Baptizing the Neophytes
Date c. 1427
Medium fresco
Patron Brancacci Family
Location Florence, S. Maria del Carmine

Artist MASACCIO (1401-28) with MASOLINO
Title/Subject Raising of Tabitha and Healing of the Lame Man
Date c. 1427
Medium fresco
Patron Brancacci Family
Location Florence, S. Maria del Carmine

Artist Fra ANGELICO (c. 1400-1455)
Title/Subject San Marco Altarpiece
Date 1438-40
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions 2.2 x 2.27 m
Location Florence, Museo di San Marco

Artist Fra ANGELICO (c. 1400-1455)
Title/Subject Crucifix Adored by Saint Dominic
Date 1438-45
Medium fresco
Dimensions 2.39 x 1.77 m
Location Florence, San Marco

Artist Luca DELLA ROBBIA (1399/1400-1482)
Title/Subject Madonna and Child
Date c. 1460
Medium enameled terracotta
Dimensions 70 x 52 cm
Patron possibly Medici family
Location Florence, Bargello
Artist Fra Filippo LIPPI (c. 1406-69)
Title/Subject Barbadori Altarpiece
Date c. 1438
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions 2.08 x 2.44 m
Location Paris: Louvre

Artist Fra Filippo LIPPI (c. 1406-69)
Title/Subject Annunciation
Date c. 1440
Medium tempera and oil on panel
Dimensions
Patron Martelli family
Location Florence, San Lorenzo

Artist Fra Filippo LIPPI (c. 1406-69)
Title/Subject Annunciation
Date c. 1445
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions 1.55 x 2.44 m
Location Rome, Galleria Nazionale

Artist Fra Filippo LIPPI (c. 1406-69)
Title/Subject Annunciation
Date c. 1445
Medium tempera on panel
Location London, National Gallery

Artist Fra Filippo LIPPI (c. 1406-69)
Title/Subject Medici Altarpiece
Date late 1440s
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions 1.96 x 1.96 m
Patron Medici family
Location Florence, Uffizi

Artist Fra Filippo LIPPI (c. 1406-69)
Title/Subject Madonna and Child with Two Angels
Date c. 1455
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions
Location Rome, Galleria Nazionale

Artist DOMENICO VENEZIANO (c. 1410-61)
Title/Subject Madonna and Child with Saints (The Saint Lucy altarpiece)
Date c. 1445
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions 209 x 216 cm
Original location Florence, Santa Lucia dei Magnoli
Location Florence, Uffizi

Artist BENOZZO GOZZOLI (c. 1420/22-1497)
Title/Subject Procession of the Magi
Date 1459
Medium fresco
Patron Medici family
Location Florence, Palazzo Medici Chapel

Artist BENOZZO GOZZOLI (c. 1420/22-1497)
Title/Subject Procession of the Magi, Youngest King (east wall)
Date 1459
Medium fresco
Patron Medici family
Location Florence, Palazzo Medici Chapel

Artist BENOZZO GOZZOLI (c. 1420/22-1497)
Title/Subject Procession of the Magi, Oldest King (west wall)
Date 1459
Medium fresco
Patron Medici family
Location Florence, Palazzo Medici Chapel

 
Artist Andrea MANTEGNA (1431-1506)
Title/Subject Camera Picta, Meeting Scene and Court Scene
Date 1465-74
Medium fresco
Patron Ludovico Gonzaga, Marquis
Location Mantua, Palazzo Ducale

Artist Andrea MANTEGNA (1431-1506)
Title/Subject Court Scene
Date 1465-74
Medium fresco
Patron Ludovico Gonzaga, Marquis
Location Mantua, Palazzo Ducale, Camera Picta

Artist Andrea MANTEGNA (1431-1506)
Title/Subject Oculus
Date 1465-74
Medium fresco
Patron Ludovico Gonzaga, Marquis
Location Mantua, Palazzo Ducale, Camera Picta

Artist The Master of Mary of Burgundy
Title/Subject Mary of Burgundy at Prayer from the Hours of Mary of Burgundy
Date c. 1480
Medium tempera on vellum
Location Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

Artist Hugo VAN DER GOES (c. 1440-82)
Title/Subject Portinari Altarpiece (closed)
Date c. 1476
Medium tempera and oil on panel
Dimensions 2.5 x 3.1 m
Location Florence, Uffizi

Artist Hugo VAN DER GOES (c. 1440-82)
Title/Subject Portinari Altarpiece (open)
Date c. 1476
Medium tempera and oil on panel
Dimensions center 2.5 x 3.1 m, each wing 2.5 x 1.4 m
Location Florence, Uffizi

 
Artist Sandro BOTTICELLI (1444/5-1510)
Title/Subject Birth of Venus
Date c. 1480
Medium tempera on canvas
Dimensions 1.8 x 2.8 m
Patron Medici family
Location Florence, Uffizi

Artist Sandro BOTTICELLI (1444/5-1510)
Title/Subject Primavera
Date c. 1482
Medium tempera on canvas
Dimensions 2.03 x 3.15 m
Patron Medici family
Location Florence, Uffizi

Artist Sandro BOTTICELLI (1444/5-1510)
Title/Subject Nastagio degli Onesti
Date 1482-3
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions 83 x 183 cm, each panel
Location Madrid, Prado

Artist Michael WOLGEMUT
Title/Subject World Map from the Nuremberg Chronicle
Date 1493
Medium hand-colored woodcut

 
Artist
Title/Subject Florence cathedral (Santa Maria del Fiore)
Date begun 1296, façade 1868-87
Location Florence

Artist Filippo BRUNELLESCHI (1377-1446)
Title/Subject Dome of Florence Cathedral
Date 1420-36
Patron
Location Florence

Artist Filippo BRUNELLESCHI (1377-1446)
Title/Subject Ospedale degli Innocenti (Foundling Hospital)
Date begun 1419
Patron  
Location Florence

Artist Filippo BRUNELLESCHI
Title/Subject San Lorenzo
Date 1421-69
Patron Medici family
Location Florence

Artist Filippo BRUNELLESCHI
Title/Subject San Lorenzo, nave
Date 1421-69
Patron Medici family
Location Florence

Artist MICHELOZZO (1396-1472)
Title/Subject Medici Palace / Palazzo Medici
Date begun 1444
Patron Cosimo de' Medici
Location Florence

Artist MICHELOZZO (1396-1472)
Title/Subject Medici Palace / Palazzo Medici
Date begun 1444
Patron Cosimo de' Medici
Location Florence

 
Artist  
Title/Subject Palazzo Vecchio
Date begun 1298
Patron
Location Florence

Title/Subject House of Jacques Coeur
Date 1443-53
Patron Jacques Coeur
Location Bourges, France

Artist Leon Battista ALBERTI (1404-72)
Title/Subject Rucellai palace (Palazzo Ruccellai)
Date begun 1446
Patron Rucellai family
Location Florence

Artist Leon Battista ALBERTI
Title/Subject San Francesco / Tempio Malatestiano
Date c. 1450-1461
Patron Malatesta
Location Rimini

Artist Leon Battista ALBERTI
Title/Subject Sant'Andrea, west façade
Date begun 1470
Patron Ludovico Gonzaga
Location Mantua (Mantova)

Artist Leon Battista ALBERTI
Title/Subject Sant'Andrea, nave
Date begun 1470
Location Mantua

Artist Leon Batiista ALBERTI
Title/Subject Sant'Andrea, nave elevation
Date begun 1470
Location Mantua