Interpretation of the Holy Trinity by Masaccio. One of the iconic works of Renaissance art, The Holy Trinity flanked by John the Evangelist and the Virgin Mary.
Masaccio has used linear perspective to create pictorial space; it can be seen on the orthogonal on the cornice of her throne. The vanishing point is at the child's foot. The reason for this is that the work was originally located above a representation of the Adoration of the Magi, in which one of the magi kisses Jesus' foot.
The Virgin Mary in Masaccios Trinit (detail) The figure of the Virgin Mary is a radical departure from the sweetfaced madonnas of the early Renaissance. She is a commanding presence, the survivor of her son, a mother in mourning and a woman of the people but possessed with a specific funcion within the fresco.
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Apr 13, 2016 Masaccio, The Virgin and high spiritual significance as the Virgin Mary. So we see in this painting Masaccio bringing together many different
The earliest known painting by Masaccio is the San Giovenale Triptych, dating from 1422. A" triptych" is a painting in three parts, most often used as an altarpiece. This
Masaccio, The Trinity with the Virgin Mary, Saint John, and Two Donors Santa Maria Novella, Florence Frescopainting It is called the trinity because three different episodes take place within the unified space of the composition in this painting Masaccio has advanced the innovations of Giotto by combining them with the coherent illusory
Masaccio, Holy Trinity, c. 1427, Fresco, Masaccio, Virgin and Child Enthroned. I'm not sure that I can remember a more mournful Virgin Mary. DR. BETH HARRIS: