Leonardo da Vinci he was born in April 15, 1452 in Vinci, near Florence ltaly. He kept the name of his town for his last name. He lived during the fiftieth century, a period when the people of Europe were becoming interested in art. This period of time was known as the renaissance period. Leonardo da Vinci was very talented he was great artist, but he he became famous because he was able to do so many other things he was painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and write.
Some of my most famous ones are the Ghent Altarpiece, and the Portrait of Giovanni and his wife. They were signed uniquely, by me. In the Portrait of Giovanni and his wife, instead of ______ ______ made this, i signed it, “Johannes de Eyck fuit hic 1934,” which translates into Jan Van Eyck was here, 1434. My photos were known for their amazing detail, and that is how i was a success. So here it all is, my life and its successes all wrapped up into this paper.
He did not learn to paint on his own, but his father who too was an artist called Giovanni Santi taught him. Raphael went to Florence, to study the works of the other great artists at that time like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. Background of Raphael- Raphael who was the youngest of the three renaissance artists, was not only an Italian artist, but a painter too at the period of High Renaissance and lived for thirty- seven years.His accurate and glamorous paintings and drawings had made him very famous at that time. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he becomes a great master of that period. Raphael was very useful during his
This rebirthing period brought forward a new culture of humanistic values of Christianity, new ideas in science, philosophy, and politics as well as in literature and the fine arts. This was also a time of hierarchy, whereas, the social status of your parents deemed your place in society. In this Renaissance period of history, we find such great painting artist such as Leonardo Da Vinci, known for his painting of “The Last Supper” and the “Mona Lisa.” His work has demonstrated distinction and precision of the humanistic side of the characters in his paintings. It has great definition in the details of emotion and expression, included in the facial features, attire and surroundings. He captures the realism in both paintings.
Bramante and Aesthetics of High Renaissance Patrick Collins Art 101 Art Appreciation Jonathan Beller June 20, 2011 Bramante and Aesthetics of High Renaissance The High Renaissance period gave artists the motivation and inspiration to explore their talent beyond their wildest dreams. The text shared on how this era produced a number of extraordinary geniuses and inspired many others to explore their creative minds. Donato D’Angelo Bramante (1444-1514) made his mark as the first in a long line of talented architects of the new Saint Peter’s (the dome in the Vatican- Rome, Italy). Donato Bramante inspired countless individuals the opportunity to express themselves through their own architectural works. His works helped to define the High Renaissance period as well as Italy.
+ Michelangelo’s mother died when he was six, leaving his father Ludovico with 5 sons to bring up. He was beaten by his father because he didn’t want him to become an artist. -Worked as apprentices at the young age: + At 14 Leonardo became an apprentice painter to Verrocchio. He studied under the guidance of the artists and learnt many skills. He and the artists remained friends.
New schools sprang up to liberate the mind and the great thinkers of this time began to question what does it mean to be human, “How are we related to God?” and “How do we achieve happiness?” This school of thought became known as Humanism. Leonardo’s fame as an artist is legendary, however, his studies in science and nature of all forms was pure genius (Matthews, DeWitt Platt, & Noble, 2011, p. 341). Leonardo was a man of reason and lived
Leonardo arrived in Milan in the early 1480s, and made one of the longest stays of his career there--nearly twenty years. He went to Milan to work for the controversial Sforza family, dukes of Milan, in a number of different capacities: designer, engineer, painter, sculptor, and producer of theatrical entertainments and spectacles. The Last Supper was his most important painting commission in that city. The mural, which measures 13'10" x 29'7.5", was painted in the refectory of the ducal church of Santa Maria della Grazie in the years 1495-1498. Leonardo was an inventor and an innovator, always looking for a better way to do things.
Giotto Di Bondone was an Italian painter in the middle ages who is known to the art world as one of the first painters who kick started the Renascence style of painting. This essay will focus on Giotto and how he changed the face of art in his time; the style he rejected, his influences, the style he created, and his achievements. Byzantine is Rejected While the style of Byzantine had been thriving since the 6th century, partially due to the hierarchical religious implications, the paintings themselves were lacking something that Giotto was willing to bring to the table. What was missing was the principle of depth, as all of the Byzantine artwork that was being produced was flat and perspective simply was not implied. Byzantine art relied on heavy line work and vibrant colours to capture the viewer.
These paintings show El Greco’s progression in learning the Western style of painting and the ability to paint more realistic figures and lighting. Some aspects of El Greco’s paintings such as a brush strokes and colors used were similar to Titian’s, showing that he was learning from Titian. In 1570, El Greco moved to Rome where he stayed with a wealthy and important Italian cardinal named Alessandro Farnese in Palazzo Farnese. During his stay in Rome, he became heavily influenced by Mannerism. Mannerism was a style of art that was popular during the Early and High Renaissance, in which the artist would distort, twist, or elongate the figures in their work, rather than making them appear totally