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					Renaissance Art and
   Architecture
                    Background
            1050–1350
•   Population growth
•   Economic development
•   City-states
         1200–late 1500s
•   Artistic achievements



                                 Giovanni Bellini,
                                 Sacra
                                 Conversazione
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                 Intellectual Developments
                              •   Humanism
                              •   Revival of antiquity
                              •   Importance of the individual
                              •   Celebration of humanity
                              •   Secular/worldly focus




       Titian,
Assumption of
    the Virgin                                              3
Renaissance Italy




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Florence




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            Renaissance Art:
         Techniques and Themes
• Increasing focus on
  secular rather than
  religious subjects
• Realistic-looking
  figures and scenes
• Perspective/depth
• Sense of movement,
  activity
• Symmetry/
  proportionality
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Comparing Medieval Art and
    Renaissance Art




  Middle Ages     Renaissance


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 Giotto de Bondone,
The Mourning of Christ




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Masaccio, Tribute Money




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   Sandro Botticelli,
Madonna of the Magnificat




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Raphael, Pope Leo X With Two Cardinals




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Raphael, The School of Athens




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                    Plato
                 (Leonardo)


                                            Raphael




Heraclitus                         Euclid
(Michelangelo)                (Bramante)



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Leonardo da Vinci




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Leonardo, The Last Supper




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Leonardo, Mona Lisa




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Leonardo’s Notebooks




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Michelangelo and
the Sistine Chapel




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        Renaissance Sculpture
•   Classical influences
•   Realistic-looking faces
•   Symmetry/proportionality
•   Sense of movement/activity




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Humanism and Individuality




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Ghiberti’s Doors




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Ghiberti’s Doors




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Donatello’s David




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Michelangelo’s David




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     Renaissance Architecture
• Classical influences
• Mathematical harmony
• The circle




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   The Church and
Renaissance Architecture




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The Cathedral of Florence




        Filippo Brunelleschi   37
Brunelleschi’s Dome




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St. Peter’s Basilica




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Inside St. Peter’s




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Inside St. Peter’s




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Inside St. Peter’s




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Bramante’s Tempietto




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Italian Renaissance Writers




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        Dante Alighieri
• 1265–1321
• The Divine Comedy




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Petrarch
    • 1304–1374
    • Humanist
    • Scholar, poet




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       Giovanni Boccaccio
• 1313–1375
• Poet, humanist




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Baldassare Castiglione
           • 1478–1529
           • Libro del Cortegiano
             (The Courtier)




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The Northern Renaissance




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                       Albrecht Dürer

                        • 1471–1528
                        • Introduced
                          Italian
                          Renaissance
                          style of art
                          to Germany




Dürer, self-portrait

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     Hans Holbein the Younger
                         • 1497–1543
                         • German
                           painter
                         • Became
                           court painter
                           to King
                           Henry VII of
                           England


Holbein, self-portrait                     A Holbein portrait of
                                             King Henry VIII

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                           Jan van Eyck
• 1390–1441
• Painted in oils
• Detail, realism




Van Eyck, Man in a Red
Turban (possibly a self-
       portrait)                          52
     The English Renaissance
• Chaucer’s The
  Canterbury
  Tales
• More’s Utopia
• Spenser’s The
  Faerie Queen
• Playwrights:
  Jonson,
  Marlowe,
  Shakespeare

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The Impact of the Renaissance




         Dürer, Mother and Child
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