Purification of the Temple
El Greco
-1600
-Lack of detail from up close
-Borders are sloppy
-Lack of volume at times
-The trademark colors are present 
-all the other colors are diluted and not as vibrant 
-A violent Jesus
-If a line were drawn vertically at the center the left would have the damned, turbulent, and suffering
-On the right the saved and pleasant, continuing their day

Purification of the Temple
El Greco
-1600
-Lack of detail from up close
-Borders are sloppy
-Lack of volume at times
-The trademark colors are present
-all the other colors are diluted and not as vibrant
-A violent Jesus
-If a line were drawn vertically at the center the left would have the damned, turbulent, and suffering
-On the right the saved and pleasant, continuing their day

La Sagrada Familia 
El Greco
-There is another woman in the image 
-A tender and young Joseph
-Intense colors again, all three of the iconic ones

La Sagrada Familia
El Greco
-There is another woman in the image
-A tender and young Joseph
-Intense colors again, all three of the iconic ones

Laocoon
El Greco
-1608-1614
-Oil on Canvas
-The victims do not seem perturbed
-Very pale skin
-Heroic Nudity

View of Toledo
El Greco
-1612
-48 x 43 inces 
-Turbulent skies
-Dark blues and Greys in the sky
-Flat one dimensional city

View of Toledo
El Greco
-1612
-48 x 43 inces
-Turbulent skies
-Dark blues and Greys in the sky
-Flat one dimensional city

The Burial of Count Orgaz
El Greco
-1586
-16 x 11 ft
-Heavy impasto, He does NOT USE glazing
-Greco was a very religious person
-Intense colors like scarlet red, yellow ocre, and “navy” blue 
-In the Church of Santo Tome, Toledo, Spain
-Greco is of the tropics
-He painting until the work was completed, even if it meant working for vast periods consecutively 
-A horizontal division from the earthly and the divine in the center
-El Grecos son is in the bottom left, initials are on his clothing
-Christ is welcoming the soul of the Count of Orgaz
-Light source is from the front, except for the clergy their light source come from heaven

The Burial of Count Orgaz
El Greco
-1586
-16 x 11 ft
-Heavy impasto, He does NOT USE glazing
-Greco was a very religious person
-Intense colors like scarlet red, yellow ocre, and “navy” blue
-In the Church of Santo Tome, Toledo, Spain
-Greco is of the tropics
-He painting until the work was completed, even if it meant working for vast periods consecutively
-A horizontal division from the earthly and the divine in the center
-El Grecos son is in the bottom left, initials are on his clothing
-Christ is welcoming the soul of the Count of Orgaz
-Light source is from the front, except for the clergy their light source come from heaven

Isenheim Altarpiece
Matthias Grunewald
-Germany
-Abbey of Saint Anthony’s Hospital
-Cared for those with skin diseases
-Oil on panel
-Closed: 10 feet at center by 11 feet wide
-A Christ on the cross with cuts and splinters all over his body
-Huge and grotesque hands
-Crown of Thorns
-Illogial cross beam, symbolizing that Christ has picked up the heavy sins of the world
-Ludacris John the Baptist holding chalice
-When open the Annunciation is on the left, then the Virgin and Child with Angels, and the Resurrection on the Right

Garden of Delights
Hieronymus Bosch
-Triptypch
-Theme is sin ans humanity
-Out of place chronologically in the evolution of painting
-Humanity is depicted as sinful
-Fanciful structures
-On the left creation
-In the center is sinful humanity
-On the right is damnation

Entrance to the Laurentian Library 
Michelangelo 
-Water seems to fall down the steps 
-High celing 
-Smooth Short steps
-Illogical proportions
-Greek volute brackets 
-Athe steps get larger and larger
-Curve versus Straight line

Entrance to the Laurentian Library
Michelangelo
-Water seems to fall down the steps
-High celing
-Smooth Short steps
-Illogical proportions
-Greek volute brackets
-Athe steps get larger and larger
-Curve versus Straight line

Italian Mannerism
Maniera- Charm, Grace, Playfulness
-Any 16th century art that does not fit stylistically
-Arose in 1529 Florence and Rome in painting
-Characteristics
-Fearless distorions
-Irrational Spacial developments and figures with elongated proportions
-Unusual Colors
-Enigmatic gestures and facial expressions
-Erotic imagery
-Enigmatic main subjects or secondary subjects

Fall of the Giants ( Sala die Giganti)
Giulio Romano
-1530-1532
-Palazo del Te
-Best example of Tromple L’oeil
-Master of perspective
-All the figures are distorted

Villa Rotunda
Palladio
-1555-1569
-One of the most individual private homes
-Vicenza
-Inspired by the Roman Pantheon
-All the sides are identical
-Flat central dome
-Foundationally it’s a central plan church
-Creates a new tradition for homes

San Giorgio Maggiore
Andrea Di Pietro
- Venetian island
-Great ingenuity
-Palladio created the illusion of Two temple fronts of different heights and widths:
-One set inside the other
-Thus you have one temple for the clerestory elevation and one for the nave width
-This creates a Palladian Broken Pediment

Nativity
Tintoretto
-1557-1581
-Theatrical poses enhance emotional impact
-Again a division between the heavenly and the Earhtly
-This time a horizontal division
-Christ and Mary and Joseph on the loft like top level of the barn
-The farmers on the ground level
-The roof is in shambles, angels are seen supporting the roof, the heavens are visible

Last supper
Tintoretto
-The table divides the earthly world
-Innovative use of the diagonal
-A source of light, and oil lamp, exists in the top left
-Smoke drifts from Christs side of the table to the worldy side , symbolizing the manifestation of the host
-Angels take form in the smoke

The feast of the house of Levi
Veronese
-Design
-Was supposed to be the Last Supper
-The Church sent him to the Inquisition
-Was going to be questioned and tortured so he decided to change his name
-The had dwarves, dogs, German soldiers
-Theatrical
-Architecture seems dominant
-Splendor and Decadence

Venus of Urbino
Titian
-Intimacy in the midst of domestic simplicity
-The rumpled sheets
-The lazy curled up dog
-Two maids rummaging in the chest
-Contrast between all these things and the nude