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  • Tommaso Di Ser Giovanni Di Mone Cassai Analysis

    Tommaso di Ser Giovanni di Mone Cassai, called Masaccio, was born from a family descended from carpenters and furniture makers, on December 21, 1401, the feast day of St. Thomas, in Castel San Giovanni, today 's San Giovanni Valdarno (Arezzo). The father was the notary Ser Giovanni di Mone Cassai and the mother of Jacopa Martinozzo, daughter of an innkeeper of Barberino di Mugello. His father died young, at about twenty-seven years old, and his family finds itself in financial difficulty, both because of disputes between relatives for the inheritance, and because the mother remarried with a trader and the protection of children go to juvenile court. In Valdarno, where he spent his childhood and youth and where there were several minor painters, he was already able to hone his innate artistic and pictorial sensibility, but will be Florence to influence and give form to the artistic personality of Masaccio. Around 1417, as attested by payments made by his mother, for the rental of a house, he moved to Florence in the district of San Niccolò in Oltrarno, with his mother and younger brother John, who will be himself a painter, known as "the Splinter "(1406-1486). In 1422 he enrolled as a painter to the Art of…

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  • Women During The Renaissance

    After the plummet of the black death, that wiped out almost 80% of the population, something known as the Renaissance began to rise and flourish in many parts of Italy and Europe. The renaissance took place during 1350 and ended around 1450 or from the 14 to the 16 century. After the renaissance, people thought they had rediscovered the culture of the roman empire, therefore, the renaissance means rebirth. Like the middle ages, there was a hierarchy system which stated that royalty is on top,…

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  • Masaccio Case Study

    1. How did Masaccio impact 15th century Florence? ANSWER: Masaccio became known as the best painter of his time. He was known for his ability to depicting nature in a realistic manner and recreating lifelike figures. He was also able to depict movement in his art as seen in his piece, The Tribute Money. Masaccio was also well known for his ability to create three dimensional figures by casting shadows and other various art techniques that reflected three dimensionality. Masaccio was also…

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  • Vanishing Point In Masaccio's The Expulsion From Paradise

    Young Early Renaissance artist Masaccio painted The Expulsion from Paradise he painted it on the wall of the Brancacci Chapel in the church of Santa Maria del Carmine, in Florence, Italy. The Expulsion from Paradise is a fresco, that uses perspective and a vanishing point to grab the viewers’ attention. These features offer us with a way of understanding the beautiful work of art that it is. This painting was one of the most remarkable paintings from all of the ones we studied this semester. I…

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  • Propulsion Of Adam And Eve Analysis

    fifteen hundreds have great influences with the Christian religion such as the painting "Expulsion of Adam and Eve" by Masaccio. Masaccio painted the "Expulsion of Adam and Eve" around the years 1425 to 1428, depicting the image of Adam and Eve being exiled from the Garden of Eden (Nichols 69). This painting was part of Masaccio's collection of paintings in the Brancacci Chapel in the church Santa Maria del Carmine located in Florence, Italy that he was commissioned to do around the years 1425…

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  • Essay On Renaissance Art

    scene. This is one of many regional art schools during the birth and prosperity refraction positively affect a variety of ideas and fight against each other period. In this era of flowers indisputable research , focusing on the performance of spatial perspective and character solid modeling, and use of the lines is their shared characteristics. The most famous of three master architect Brunelleschi , Donatello the sculptor and painter Masaccio . Masaccio Masaccio (1401-1428), his masterpiece…

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  • Filippo Brunelleschi: A Renaissance Artist

    Masaccio was the first credited artist to use Filippo Brunelleschi’s linear perspective method. The painting he had demonstrated this technique on is called the, The Trinity, which was commissioned by a member of the Lenzi family for the Dominican Church of the Santa Maria Novella around c. 1426 – 27. The composition consisted of his interpretation of the crucifix scene in the New Testament; his version was used to encourage prayers towards the sacrifice of Jesus, as opposed to just expressing…

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  • Masaccio's The Holy Trinity

    Considered ‘the most revolutionary painter of the Early Renaissance’ he used many techniques in his art including light, linear perspective and ? to create believable scenes, giving him such a good reputation. Before Masaccio perspective was something rarely seen in paintings before the 14th century, only a few attempting at perspective with the use of creating shadows to create depth. But Masaccio brought his skills and created new standards for perspective presenting us with foreshortening,…

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  • Essay On Early Renaissance Art

    two artists by the names of Masaccio and Cimabue. Cimabue painted Enthroned Madonna between 1280 and 1290. In this particular painting, we can see Cimabue attempting to break from classical styles as he attempts to create paintings that are realistic. The throne on which Madonna is placed has a curve, which Cimabue used in an endeavor to create special depth. When looking at the figures, it seems Cimabue also made the clothing more realistic as viewers are able to grasp a better idea of the…

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  • Comparative Analysis Of The Three Renaissance Masterpieces

    Michelangelo died. In this era, there where several technical innovations such as the invention of oil painting, the use of Chiaroscuro, and the use of perspectives in paintings. Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael are the so called “the three giants” who were very influential and well known for their works. Some of the well known features of renaissance art was the use of linear perspective, aerial perspective, sfumato, and chiaroscuro. In this paper, I will evaluate three art works…

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