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1 Early Italian Renaissance Quattrocento 1400s


3 Linear Perspective Arrives!

4 ARCHITECTURE Quattrocento

5 Filippo Brunelleschi Dome of Florence Cathedral (AKA Brunelleschi’s Dome) 1417–36;

6 Filippo Brunelleschi Foundling Hospital, Florence Designed 1419; built 1421-44

7 Andrea della Robbia Detail of Terra-Cotta Medallion

8 Filippo Brunelleschi Pazzi Chapel 1442-65 Florence, Italy

9 Filippo Brunelleschi; continued by Michelozzo di Bartolomeo Nave, Church of San Lorenzo, Florence, : c. 1421–28, 1442–70

10 Church of San Lorenzo, Florence.

11 Michelozzo di Bartolomeo, Façade, Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, Florence 1446 Rusticated first level

12 Leon Battista Alberti Palazzo Rucellai, Florence. 1455–58; never finished Stringcourse Pilasters Beveled stones

13 Leon Battista Alberti Church of Sant’Andrea, Mantua Designed 1470, begun 1472 1 st use of triumphal arch since Ancient Rome

14 Leon Battista Alberti Nave, Church of Sant’Andrea, Mantua Vault width 60’ Designed 1470

15 Contarini Palace 1421–37 Guess where?

16 SCULPTURE Quattrocento

17 Left: Brunelleschi Right: Ghiberti Sacrifice of Isaac, 1401-1403, bronze

18 Lorenzo Ghiberti Gates of Paradise (East Doors), Baptistry of San Giovanni, Florence Gilt bronze height 15' (4.57 m) 1425–52

19 Lorenzo Ghiberti Jacob and Esau, panel of the Gates of Paradise (East Doors), Baptistry of San Giovanni, Florence Gilt bronze 1425–52

20 Sgraffito decoration Palazzo Medici-Riccardi

21 Nanni di Banco The Four Crowned Martyrs Marble height of figures 6’ c. 1409–17 Orsanmichele, Florence (photographed before removal of figures to museum)

22 Donatello Equestrian Monument of Erasmo Da Narni (Gattamelata) Bronze height approx. 12'2” 1443–53 Piazza del Santo, Padua

23 Donatello David, bronze 1420s-60s Florence Meant for a Medici palace, not for public viewing

24 Donatello Mary Magdalen Polychromy and gold on wood height 6'1" 1450s(?) Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Florence

25 Andrea del Verrocchio. (Bronze cast by Alessandro Leopardi) Equestrian Monument of Bartolommeo Colleoni Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice Bronze height approx. 13' Clay model 1486–88; cast after 1490; placed 1496

26 Antonio del Pollaiuolo Hercules and Antaeus Bronze height with base 18” c. 1475 Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

27 PAINTING & PRINT Quattrocento

28 Gentile da Fabriano, Adoration of the Magi (detail), tempura on panel, 1423 Int’l Gothic Style

29 Masaccio Trinity with the Virgin, Saint John the Evangelist, and Donors Fresco 21' X 10"5” c. 1425–27/28 Church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence


31 Masaccio The Expulsion From Paradise Fresco 7' X 2' 11” c. 1427 Brancacci Chapel

32 Masaccio, The Tribute Money, Fresco 8'1" X 19'7” c. 1427, Brancacci Chapel, Church of Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence

33 Paolo Uccello, The Battle of San Romano, Tempera on wood panel 6' X 10" 7” 1438–40 Commissioned for private Florentine Residence

34 Fra Angelico, Annunciation, Fresco, 7’½" X 19'6”, c. 1438–45, Monastery of San Marco, Florence

35 Andrea del Castagno The Last Supper Fresco 16' x 32’, 1447, Refectory, Convent of Sant’Apollonia, Florence

36 Piero della Francesca Recognition and Proving of the True Cross Fresco, 11'8" X 24'6” San Francesco, Arezzo

37 Piero della Francesca Resurrection fresco c.1463 Palazzo Comunale, San Sepulcro, Italy

38 Piero della Francesca, Battista Sforza and Federico da Montefeltro, Oil on wood pane,l each 18 ½ X 13”, c. 1474, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

39 Andrea Mantegna Room of the Newlyweds Frescoes Diameter of false oculus 8'9” room 62' 6" square 1465–74 Ducal Palace, Mantua


41 Perugino, The Delivery of the Keys to Saint Peter, Fresco 11'5½" X 18' 8½”, 1481 On the right wall of the Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Rome Linear perspective

42 Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, Tempera and gold on canvas 5'8⅞" X 9' 1⅞" c. 1484–86, Uffizi, Florence

43 Sandro Botticelli, Primavera, Tempera on wood panel 6’8” x 10’4” c. 1482, Uffizi, Florence

44 Domenico Ghirlandaio, Birth of the Virgin, fresco, 1485, Santa Maria Novella, Florence

45 Domenico Ghirlandaio Nativity and Adoration of the Shepherds, Sassetti Chapel Panel, Altarpiece, Santa Trinità, Florence 1485

46 Gentile Bellini Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints Francis, John the Baptist, Job, Dominic, Sebastian, and Louis of Toulouse (Computer reconstruction) 15'4" X 8'4” c. 1478 Commissioned for the Chapel of the Hospital of San Giobbe, Venice

47 Gentile Bellini, Saint Francis In Ecstasy Oil and tempera on wood panel 49 x 55⅞" c. 1470’s

48 Antonio del Pollaiuolo, Battle of 10 Naked Men, Engraving, 15 ⅛ X 23¼“, c. 1465–70

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