Art Of The North Was More Religiously Oriented Than Italy Essay

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 Art in the North was more religiously oriented than Italy
 The Master Artists
 Donatello (1386-1466)
 Sculptor
 Patron: Medici
 He made the first bronze free-form sculpture since the fall of the Romans
• The sculpture of David—1430. Genre: Christian/secular
 Masaccio (1401-1428)
 The father of modern painting
 Inspired the use of shadows, perspective, narrative pictures , and shading
 Leonardo da Vinci
 Artist/sculptor/architect/scientist/engineer/inventor= the ULTIMATE Renaissance man
 He was the art apprentice of Andrea del Verrocchio
 Designed futuristic inventions Ex. Parachute
 He studied cadavers “The Vitruvian man”= the beginning of anatomy
 Figured out a perspective method that centralized your eyes on a painting
• Ex. “Mona Lisa”
 Painted fresco Ex. “The Last Supper”
 Michelangelo Buonorrati *AKA The Art Guru*
 Was a protégé by age 10! Lived with the Medici.
 Sculpted the marble David in 1504. Genre: Classical/ Christian
• David represents the “slaying” of the Medici “giants”
 The Pieta is a marble sculpture. Genre: Christian
 The Sistine Chapel (1508-1512)
• It was the ultimate fresco challenge for Michelangelo; people wanted to see him fail
• The ceiling illustrates the story of Genesis
• The altarpiece depicts purgatory, heaven, and hell. It’s called “The Last Judgment”
 Raphael Sanzio (1483-1520)
 Used perspective
 Painted Religious Madonnas
 “School of Athens” (1510-1511)
• He painted portraits of famous…

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