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Chapter 6: Etruscan ArtLesson 1: Context & Archaic PeriodWarm-up 10-22-14 Ch.6 L2 Etruscan ArtRespond to the following:What are Archaic elements of Apulu of Veii?How is the work different from the Greek Archaic art?

Obj: SWBAT describe how the Greeks influenced the EtruscansHW:Read Pg. 164-176Quiz on Chapter 6 and Cue Cards due Monday 10/27

Archaic PeriodApulu (Apollo of Veii)How does this differ from the Greek Kouros?Depicts a GodDisplayed atop a templeClothedStylized support (between legs)More movement in pose

FlashcardApulu (Apollo)

4Announcements:1st quarter Grades Due Friday Oct 24th HW:Read Pg. 164-176Quiz on Chapter 6 and Cue Cards due Monday 10/27

Agenda:Warm-up Announcements and RemindersQuiz ReviewEtruscan Art Notes

Office HoursTuesday 3:00-4:00Thursday 3:00-4:00Chapter 5 Quiz review

The Parthenon ArchitectureSignificant structural featuresIrregular features:Curved stylobate which leaves slight curve through the entablatureColumns lean in slightlyCorner columns are 2 inches thickerMeaning of Irregular features: each block had to be individual and unique to its place in the templeCurving horizontals and tilting vertical lines = Architectural contrappostoCompensation for optical illusions

Which plan is which??Temple of Hera I Unusual features: 1. row of columns dividing the cellaAllowed no space for cult statuepossibly for 2 statues2. Required an odd number of columns on outside facade & inside cella3. 3 columns in antis

Plan of Hera I templeThe Parthenon planSignificant structural features:Cella had 4 Ionic columns and ionic frieze (but its a Doric style structure)Meaning (?):Ionians are decedents of AthensAthens is the leader of all the Greeks

Plan of the ParthenonThe Parthenon planSignificant structural featuresCella had 4 Ionic columns and ionic frieze (but its a Doric style structure)Meaning (?):Ionians are decedents of AthensAthens is the leader of all the Greeks

Etruscan Art

http://college.cengage.com/art/shared/videos/AncientRome/Tombs/index.htmlArchaic PeriodSarcophagus with reclining couplefrom Cerveteri, Italyca. 520 B.C.E.painted terracotta45 1/2 in. high

12Archaic PeriodSarcophagus with reclining couple, Cerveteri, Italy, ca. 520 B.C.E.Medium/materials: Terracotta (baked clay)Scale/size: 45 inchesSubjects (narrative): Elite couple reclining while taking part in a banquetOriginally had food and perfume in hands

Archaic PeriodSarcophagus with reclining couple, Cerveteri, Italy, ca. 520 B.C.E.Stylistic features:Hand gestures are uniquely EtruscanArchaic featuresStiff Pose (more movement than Greek), archaic smile, knotted hairUnnatural transition from legs to torso

Archaic PeriodSarcophagus with reclining couple, Cerveteri, Italy, ca. 520 B.C.E.Function & significance:Function: funerary, sarcophogus of a husband & wife, contained ashes (most common burial practice)Shows the Audacity of Etruscan womentheir independent spirit, higher status, and attendance of public events

Tomb of the Triclinium, Tarquinia, Italyca. 480-470 BCE

16Archaic PeriodTomb of the Triclinium, Tarquinia, Italy, ca. 480-470 BCEMedium: Wall PaintingSubject/Narrative:banqueters enjoying a dinner partyThe dancers and musicians, together with the feasting, suggest the overall friendly tone of the Etruscan funeral. funerals were often accompanied by games,

Archaic PeriodBarbiton player on the left wall (detail),Tomb of the Triclinium, Subject/Narrative:banqueters enjoying a dinner partyThe dancers and musicians, together with the feasting, suggest the overall friendly tone of the Etruscan funeral. funerals were often accompanied by games

Archaic PeriodBarbiton player on the left wall (detail),Tomb of the Triclinium, Subject/Narrative:banqueters enjoying a dinner partyThe dancers and musicians, together with the feasting, suggest the overall friendly tone of the Etruscan funeral. funerals were often accompanied by games

Archaic PeriodTomb of the Triclinium, Tarquinia, Italy, ca. 480-470 BCEStylistic CharacteristicsCommon painterly conventions of gender typing are employedthe skin of females is light in color while male skin is tinted a darker tone of orange-brown. Composite view--Figures heads in profile, bodies are forward

Archaic PeriodTomb of the Triclinium, Tarquinia, Italy, ca. 480-470 BCEFunction & Significancesubterranean rock-cut chambers Contain remains of the deceased also various grave goods or offerings reinforce the socio-economic position of the deceased personindications of wealth and civic achievements, public offices

Etruscan Archaic ArtHomeworkApulu of Veii1. To what extent is Greek influence found in the Etruscan work? To what extent is it missing?Capitoline Wolf2. What is the narrative and significance of this work?

Capitoline Wolffrom Rome, Italyca. 500-480 B.C.E.bronze31 1/2 in. high

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