1600 – 1700
The Baroque

Carracci's Crucifixion & Lamentation

Annibale Carracci, Crucifixion, 1583 (Santa Maria della Carita, Bologna)
and Lamentation, 1606 (National Gallery, London)

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. David Drogin


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carmel fitzgerald wrote on Wednesday, April 14, 2010

loved it. appreciate their down to earth accessible language rather than the language of the discipline of art history. get their important points across quickly and crisply and naturally. really loved it and learned a lot. well done. keep up the good work. other art history classes I have attend have been so alienating and seem intent on obscuring the subject matter so that understanding the intention of the artist becomes more difficult. thank you again. really wonderful and educational.

Paul Dove wrote on Monday, March 07, 2011

I don't think your example of Pontormo's Deposition is a good example to represent mannerism. Although it isn't 'naturalistic', the full-length figures pressed close against the picture frame and its spiritual and emotional directness have much in common with the early Baroque. It is much more 'legible' than many other Mannerist paintings that you could have chosen.

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Where and When

Carracci, Crucifixion & Lamentation
Rome, Italy
1606 (Bologna, prior to 1595)
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