Leonardo Da Vinci Statement That The High Renaissance

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A NUMBER OF SOCIOLOGISTS HAVE RECENTLY Stated THAT the High Renaissance was the culmination of the artistic developments of the Early Renaissance. The High Renaissance that flourished over 35 years from the late 1490 until the early 1530 (Encyclopædia Britannica ©2016). The Renaissance started at Florence. Florence called the middle age a “congruence of artistic genius” (Kleiner 2007:577), the beginning of Humanism and “economic prosperity” (Kleiner 2007:577) nourished the beginning of the artistic culture, the Renaissance. It was a period where great, ambitions projects were made through famous artists: Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo (Harris & Zucker © 2016). It was the rebirth of the classical art. According to the High Renaissance Art article on an online source, the High Renaissance was “represents the accepted apogee of Renaissance art - the period when the ideals of classical humanism were fully implemented in both painting and sculpture, and when painterly techniques of linear perspective, shading and other methods of realism were mastered” (High Renaissance Art [Sa]). The classical culture led the Renaissance to the “revival of Greco-Roman mythological themes in art” (Kleiner 2007:577) as it can be seen in Donatello’s Gattamelata and Andrea del Verrocchio’s Bartolommeo Colleoni, masterpieces. According …show more content…
Although none of the sources said it so directly, but on the my research of Leonardo Da Vinci have given me the impression that everything that Leonardo is, can be proven through his work he did in his life time. Leonardo was an painting and sculpture artist as I’ve been given the impression through my sources in his early life. The Mathematician and inventor can be seen through his anatomy and industrial drawings. According to Cheryl Fox, she stated in her article on Leonardo’s Workshop that Leonardo also write poetry as a form of art (Fox

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