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1 Renaissance Art Ms. Pugh Some slides have been adapted from other teacher’s PPTs. Special thanks to www.historyteacher. net for some of these slides. www.historyteacher

2 What was the Renaissance? Period following the middle ages (1450-1550) “Rebirth” of classical Greece and Rome Began in Italy Moved to northern Europe Rejection of the Middle Age’s emphasis on religion

3 Renaissance Art Art in the Renaissance was reborn due to the influence of several factors.. Return to the Greeks & Romans Scientific Revolution leads to greater understanding of anatomy and perspective = more realistic paintings. New idea of self and human achievement as new continents were discovered and conquered. Protestant Reformation allowed for individual artists to question traditional teaching.

4 Characteristics of Renaissance Culture and Art Humanism – glorification of human achievements Individualism – role of individual in society without need to associate with religious or family group

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6 Lorenzo the Magnificent 1478 - 1521 Cosimo de Medici 1517 - 1574

7 Florence Under the Medici Medici Chapel Medici Chapel The Medici Palace

8 The Early Renaissance Began in Florence, Italy. The first major artists of this period were Masaccio, Donatello, and Botticelli. Rejected art of the Middle Ages

9 Glorified Art of the Classical Age

10 Painting During the Middle Ages

11 Brunelleschi’s Dome

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13 Dome Comparisons Il Duomo St. Peter’s St. Paul’s US capital (Florence) (Rome) (London) (Washington)

14 Masaccio 1401-1428 First since Giotto to paint the human figure as a real human being. He made figures stand upon their feet. Brought shadows into paintings.

15 First use of linear perspective! The Trinity Masaccio1427 What you are, I once was; what I am, you will become.

16 Donatello 1386 - 1466 First free standing sculpture since the Classical Era (Greek & Roman) Normally figure has all his weight on one leg (S form).

17 Botticelli 1444 - 1510 Brings back Classical mythology as acceptable themes in painting.

18 The High Renaissance Centered in Rome and Venice Focused on composition, ideal proportions, and perspective The most famous were: Leonardo Da Vinci Michelangelo Raphael Titian

19 Leonardo Da Vinci 1452 - 1519 Renaissance Man Less than 20 of his paintings survive His most famous are the Mona Lisa and Last Supper

20 Mona Lisa Used chiarascuro to model figures – use of light and dark Three dimensional features No obvious starting and stopping points Perfect blending The smile

21 The Last Supper First to try to show in art the character of each apostle. Used geometric perspective Used oil/tempera for fresco – not a good idea During WWII wet sandbags sat in front of it leading to massive mildew Is being restored

22 horizontal vertical Perspective! The Last Supper - da Vinci, 1498

23 Michelangelo 1475 – 1564 Commissioned by the Medici Family of Florence Considered himself first a sculpture Excelled in painting and architecture

24 Michelangelo’s David

25  15c 16c  What a difference a century makes!

26 Michelangelo’s Pieta

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28 Sistine Chapel

29 Creation of Man

30 Moses – for Pope Julius’ tomb

31 Michelangelo the Architect The Dome of St. Peter’s is based upon the Dome in Michelangelo’s hometown of Florence, Italy.

32 Raphael 1483- 1520 The School of Athens Themes of Greek, Rome, and Renaissance Used pyramidal composition and chiaroscuro

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34 Raphael Da Vinci Michelangelo

35 Aristotle: looks to this earth [the here and now]. Plato: looks to the heavens [or the IDEAL realm]. The School of Athens – Raphael, details

36 Averroes Hypatia Pythagoras

37 Zoroaster Ptolemy Euclid

38 Madonna of the Meadow

39 Titian 1490 – 1576 Venetian Used strong colors with oil on canvas

40 Venus of Urbino – Titian, 1558

41 The Northern Renaissance Centered in the Netherlands Were not inspired by the Classics Looked to nature for inspiration Very detailed, realistic paintings Produced numerous portraits

42 Jan Van Eyck 1390 – 1441 The Arnolfini Wedding

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44 Massys’ The Moneylender & His Wife, 1514

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47 Bosch 1450 – 1516 Focused on the punishment of sinners Fantasy images (hybrid monsters, half-humans, half- animals) Weird landscaptes Corrupt mankind should suffer

48 Pieter Bruegel the Elder 1525-1569 Peasant life The Peasant Wedding

49 The German Renaissance German artists began to lead the Northern Renaissance

50 Hans Holbein the Younger 1497 – 1543 Numerous portraits

51 Albrecht Durer 1471 – 1528 Best known for wood cuts

52 Dürer The Last Supper woodcut, 1510


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