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Renaissance ART.pptx

  1. 1. Filippo Brunelleschi • Brunelleschi was Florence’s greatest architect: –He studied the Roman Pantheon when he built the Cuppolo of Maria del Fiore cathedral in Florence –The dome inspired modern building designs
  2. 2. Leon Battista Alberti • His first major architectural commission was in 1446 for the facade of the Rucellai Palace in Florence. • As an artist, Alberti distinguished himself from the ordinary craftsman, educated in workshops.
  3. 3. Lorenzo Ghiberti • Florentine Italian artist of the Early Renaissance best known as the creator of the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the Gates of Paradise. • Trained as a goldsmith and sculptor, he established an important workshop for sculpture in metal.
  4. 4. Sandro Botticelli • Best known for his mythological subjects.
  5. 5. Donato Bramante • He introduced Renaissance architecture to Milan and the High Renaissance style to Rome, where his plan for St. Peter's Basilica formed the basis of design executed by Michelangelo.
  6. 6. Michelangelo • Michelangelo was one of the most famous Renaissance artists: –He was a painter, sculptor, architect, & poet –His sculptures & paintings showed realism, detail of the human body, & expression to show personality & emotion
  7. 7. Michelangelo’s greatest work is the 130 ft x 44 ft ceiling of the Sistine Chapel which shows Biblical images of amazing detail, power, & beauty
  8. 8. Leonardo da Vinci • Leonardo da Vinci was a true “Renaissance Man” –He was a painter & sculptor whose art was known for incredible realism & emotion –He was also an inventor & scientist whose sketches reveal observations about human anatomy & new engineering technology
  9. 9. His “Last Supper” shows Jesus’ last meeting with the 12 apostles before the crucifixion; the facial expressions, detail, emotion made it a masterpiece
  10. 10. Raphael • Raphael “perfected” Renaissance painting –He improved perspective and realism by studying Leonardo & Michelangelo –Raphael became the favorite painter of the Pope because of his amazing detailed paintings showing a combination of famous Greeks & Romans along with Renaissance people
  11. 11. Raphael Michelangelo Plato (drawn to look like Da Vinci) Aristotle Pythagoras Euclid Raphael’s greatest painting was “School of Athens” which blended Classical figures from Greece & Rome with important people from the Renaissance
  12. 12. Raphael’s “Betrothal of the Virgin”

Editor's Notes

  • De architectura (On architecture, published as Ten Books on Architecture) is a treatise on architecture written by the Roman architect and military engineer Marcus Vitruvius Pollio and dedicated to his patron, the emperor Caesar Augustus, as a guide for building projects.
  • In fine art, the term "sfumato" (derived from the Italian word fumo, meaning "smoke") refers to the technique of oil painting which colours or tones are blended in such a subtle manner that they melt into one another without perceptible transitions, lines or edges.
  • A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with gold and other precious metals. 

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