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Vocabulary for Renaissance

 

Renaissance Italy

Brunelleschi

 

 

 

Alberti

 

 

 

Bramante

 

 

 

Michelangelo

 

 

 

Palladio

 

 

 

Vitruvious

 

 

 

ratio of proportions

 

 

piano nobile

 

 

temple facade

 

rusticated stone

 

segmented pediments

 

triangular pediments

 

colossal orders

 

sculptural walls

 

loggia

 

cortile

 

intarsia

 

pastiglia

 

pietra dura

 

pietra commissa

 

dantesca

 

savonarola

 

cassone

 

credenza

 

certosina

 

cassapancia

 

predella

 

sgabello


panchetto

 

monastery chair

 

Raphalesque arabesques and grotesques

 

rosettes

 

festoons/swags

 

paterae

 

lozenge

 

cartouche

 

putti/churibs

 

banderoles

 

atlantes

 

caryatids

 

term figures

 

Spanish Renaissance

taracea


sillon de caderas

 

frailero

 

Portuguese chair

 

vargueno

 

puente

 

taquillon

 

paperler

 

chatones

 

mudejar

 

Low Countries/The Netherlands/Holland and Flanders

Verdeman de Veries

 

double stretchers

 

French Renaissance: Francois I, Henri II, Louis XIII

Androuet du Cerceau

 

Hugh Sambin

 

spiral turning


baluster turning


bun feet


strapwork


caqueter

 

chaise a vertugadin

 

Louis XIII chair

 

Ile de France Style

 

Burgudian Style

 

 

English Renaissance: Elizabeth I, James I, Charles I, Cromwell

Inigo Jones

 

Grinling Gibbons

 

cup and cover supports

 

gadrooning

 

applied pendants

 

oval bosses


applied split turns

 

wainscot chair

 

Glastonbury Chair

 

monk’s chair

 

joined stool

 

court cupboard

 

hall and parlor cupboard

 

farthingale chair

 

gate-leg table

 

chest of drawers

 

Cromwellian Chair

 

bobbin turning


raised panels

 

 

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