17.1The Italian Renaissance is a rebirth of learning that produces many great works of art andliterature.David (1501-1504)...
 The Renaissance Renaissance—an explosion of creativity in art,writing, and thought Started in northern Italy Lasted f...
 Merchants and the Medici A wealthy merchant class develops More emphasis on individual achievement Banking family, th...
 Classics Lead to Humanism Humanism—intellectual movement focused onhuman achievements Humanists studied classical text...
 Patrons of the Arts Patron—a financial supporterof artists Church leaders spend moneyon artworks to beautify cities W...
 The RenaissanceWoman Upper-class, educated inclassics, charming Expected to inspire artbut not create it Isabella d’E...
 Artistic Styles Change Artists use realistic style copied from classical art,often to portray religious subjects Paint...
 Portraitpainted after1535 ofMichelangeloat the age of60 by JacopinodelConte The novel andfilm The Agonyand theEcstasy i...
Photo of the ceiling of theSistineChapel
The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo,found of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Michelangelo’sThe LastJudgment inthe SistineChapel
 Leonardo, RenaissanceMan Leonardo daVinci—painter, sculptor,inventor, scientist Paints one of the best-known portraits...
Left: Mona LisaAbove: The Last Supper
THEVITRUVIAN MANSTUDIES OF A FETUS FROMLEONARDOS JOURNALS
INVESTIGATINGTHE MOTIONOFTHE ARM ORGANS OF A WOMAN’S BODY
Design of a flyingmachine basedon bat’s wings
 Raphael AdvancesRealism Raphael Sanzio, famousfor his use of perspective Favorite subject: theMadonna and child Famou...
 Women Painters Sofonisba Anguissola(pictured right): firstwoman artist to gainworld renown
 Women Painters Artemisia Gentileschi(self portrait below)paints strong, heroicwomen (see right).Judith SlayingHoloferne...
 NewTrends inWriting Writers use thevernacular—their nativelanguage Self-expression or toportray individuality of thesu...
 Machiavelli AdvisesRulers NiccoloMachievelli, author of apolitical guidebook, ThePrince The Prince examineshow rulers ...
 Vittoria Colonna Woman writer withgreat influence Poems express personalemotions
Chapter 17.1 italy, birthplace of the renaissance
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Chapter 17.1 italy, birthplace of the renaissance

  1. 1. 17.1The Italian Renaissance is a rebirth of learning that produces many great works of art andliterature.David (1501-1504),Michelangelo
  2. 2.  The Renaissance Renaissance—an explosion of creativity in art,writing, and thought Started in northern Italy Lasted from 1300-1600
  3. 3.  Merchants and the Medici A wealthy merchant class develops More emphasis on individual achievement Banking family, the Medici, controls Florence Looking to Greece and Rome Artists and scholars study ruins of Rome, andstudy Latin and Greek manuscripts Scholars move to Rome after the fall ofConstantinople in 1453.
  4. 4.  Classics Lead to Humanism Humanism—intellectual movement focused onhuman achievements Humanists studied classical texts, history,literature, and philosophy Worldly Pleasures Renaissance society was secular—worldly Wealthy enjoyed fine food, homes, and clothes
  5. 5.  Patrons of the Arts Patron—a financial supporterof artists Church leaders spend moneyon artworks to beautify cities Wealthy merchants alsopatrons of the arts The Renaissance Man Excels in many fields: theclassics, art, politics, andcombat BaldassareCastiglione’s(pictured right)The Courtier(1528) teaches how tobecome a “universal” person
  6. 6.  The RenaissanceWoman Upper-class, educated inclassics, charming Expected to inspire artbut not create it Isabella d’Este, patron ofthe artists, wields powerin Mantua
  7. 7.  Artistic Styles Change Artists use realistic style copied from classical art,often to portray religious subjects Painters use perspective—a way to show threedimensions on canvas Realistic Painting and Sculpture Realistic portraits of prominent citizens Sculpture shows natural postures and expressions The biblical David is a favorite subject amongsculptors (although he looks more like a classicalGreek)
  8. 8.  Portraitpainted after1535 ofMichelangeloat the age of60 by JacopinodelConte The novel andfilm The Agonyand theEcstasy isabout himpainting theSistine Chapelfor Pope JuliusII.
  9. 9. Photo of the ceiling of theSistineChapel
  10. 10. The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo,found of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  11. 11. Michelangelo’sThe LastJudgment inthe SistineChapel
  12. 12.  Leonardo, RenaissanceMan Leonardo daVinci—painter, sculptor,inventor, scientist Paints one of the best-known portraits in theworld: the Mona Lisa Famous religiouspainting: The LastSupper
  13. 13. Left: Mona LisaAbove: The Last Supper
  14. 14. THEVITRUVIAN MANSTUDIES OF A FETUS FROMLEONARDOS JOURNALS
  15. 15. INVESTIGATINGTHE MOTIONOFTHE ARM ORGANS OF A WOMAN’S BODY
  16. 16. Design of a flyingmachine basedon bat’s wings
  17. 17.  Raphael AdvancesRealism Raphael Sanzio, famousfor his use of perspective Favorite subject: theMadonna and child Famous painting: Schoolof Athens
  18. 18.  Women Painters Sofonisba Anguissola(pictured right): firstwoman artist to gainworld renown
  19. 19.  Women Painters Artemisia Gentileschi(self portrait below)paints strong, heroicwomen (see right).Judith SlayingHolofernes (1614-20) Oilon canvas 199 x 162 cmGalleria degli Uffizi,Florence
  20. 20.  NewTrends inWriting Writers use thevernacular—their nativelanguage Self-expression or toportray individuality of thesubject Petrarch and Boccaccio Francesco Petrarch,humanist and poet;woman named Laura is hismuse Boccaccio is best knownfor the Decameron, aseries of stories
  21. 21.  Machiavelli AdvisesRulers NiccoloMachievelli, author of apolitical guidebook, ThePrince The Prince examineshow rulers can gain andkeep power
  22. 22.  Vittoria Colonna Woman writer withgreat influence Poems express personalemotions
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