Leonardo da VinciMichelangeloSandro BoticelliRaphaelJan Van EyckMassaccio BACDEFThe One About the Artists
THE HUMANIST MOVEMENTThe humanist movement was a key belief. Emphasized secularism and the individual person. Humanists study the classics Humanities
Latin vs. Vernacular
Whilom, as olde stories tellen us, Ther was a duc that highte Theseus; Of Atthenes he was lord and governour, And in his tyme swich a conquerour, That gretter was ther noon under the sonne. Ful many a riche contree hadde he wonne, What with his wysdom and his chivalrie; He conquered al the regne of Femenye, That whilom was ycleped Scithia, And weddede the queene Ypolita, And broghte hir hoom with hym in his Contree,THE KNIGHTS TALE
DANTES Divine ComedyMASACCIO
The first great artist of the Renaissance. He developed a new style of painting with depth and perception. Medieval vs. Renaissance Art
Compare/Contrast:BRUNELLESCHIWas inspired by Roman architecture for his dome in Florence. The Duomo of Florence was the first of its kind.
Renaissance life-like sculptor. Masters of High RenaissanceThe High Renaissance took place between 1490 and 1520. Its the final stage of the artistic movement. Associated with the three masters: Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
Leonardo da Vinci
Painter, sculptor, inventor, engineer. Wanted to capture the perfection of people and nature.
One of the best artists in Italy in his timeWanted to make his paintings have an ideal beauty, outshining any human standards.
Asked to paint the chapel of the Vatican. Developed paintings with perfect proportions the more beautiful the body, the more god-like the person.