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Chapter 17 - The Renaissance Section 4, The Renaissance Legacy 1.Why did Brunelleschi study ancient Roman buildings? 2.How is the study of human anatomy related to the realism of Renaissance paintings? 3.Why are literary works the Renaissance writers relevant today ?
Who were the important artist of the Renaissance and what is their legacy? Filippo Brunelleschi Leonardo da VinciMichelangelo Dante Alighieri Shakespeare Cervantes Section 4: The Renaissance Legacy
Who were the important artist of the Renaissance and what is their legacy? Filippo Brunelleschi discovered the mathematical system for representing three- dimensional images on a flat surface, linear perspective. The church of San Lorenzo Leonardo da Vinci The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. invented, sfumato - soft outlines and shadows to produce an effect of distance. studies of human anatomy Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The ceiling shows the story of Creation and of Noah. Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy, written in the vernacular, describes an imaginary journey through heaven and hell. Shakespeare wrote thirty-seven plays sonnets and other poetry. A sonnet is a poem of fourteen lines with a fixed rhyming pattern. Many expressions from his work endure today. Cervantes Don Quixote is about the quest of a dream. It features a bumbling landowner who believes it is his duty to become a knight and right every wrong. Section 4: The Renaissance Legacy