Presentation on theme: "Great Minds of the Renaissance Leonardo da Vinci –“Renaissance Man” –Architect, musician, engineer, scientist, inventor. –Mona Lisa, Last Supper Nicolo."— Presentation transcript:
Great Minds of the Renaissance Leonardo da Vinci –“Renaissance Man” –Architect, musician, engineer, scientist, inventor. –Mona Lisa, Last Supper Nicolo Machiavelli –Father of Political Science –Wrote The Prince- A handbook for leaders –Many look down on his views today William Shakespeare -Can be considered the father of literature -His writings are still studied today -Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Julius Caesar
Benvenuto Cellini –Accomplished artist of the High Renaissance –Goldsmith, writer and sculptor –Finest metalworker of the Renaissance Michelangelo Buonarroti –Outstanding painter and sculptor –Masterfully used perspective for 3-D look –Sistine Chapel, Pieta, The David, Madonna of the Stairs Donatello –Great Italian Sculptor from Florence, Italy –Made the first BRONZE sculpture –Mentored Michelangelo in the art of sculpting Raphael Sanzio –One of the most popular painters of the Renaissance –Outstanding at showing emotion and feeling in his paintings –Showed a great deal of detail in artwork
Johannes Gutenberg –Invented the Printing Press –The first Bible printed in mass –Thought to be one of the most influential people in history because of his design Albrecht Durer –Well educated, experienced artist –Painter, goldsmith, musician and writer –Most famous for religious themes and alter pieces.