Homework 3.1 Leonardo

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3.1 Leonardo


Leonardo’s Virgin of the Rocks
http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/leonardo-virgin-of-the-rocks.html

1.  According to the speakers, what makes this picture an example of a “Madonna of Humility”?

2.  According to the speakers, what aspects of this painting are typical of the High Renaissance style?

3.  According to the speakers, what is sfumato?


Leonardo’s Last Supper
http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/leonardo-last-supper.html

4.  According to the speakers, what two possible moments does this picture represent?

5.  According to the speakers, how does the arrangement of the figures exemplify the High Renaissance style?


Mona Lisa – Why so Famous? (VAT19.com)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IitbJszd1kM

6.  According to this resource, what was so revolutionary about the pose of this figure?

7.  What other distinctive techniques does the artist use in this picture?