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        StatementErnest Benn
        PublishersErnest Benn
        LC Classifications1926
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        Paginationxvi, 137 p. :
        Number of Pages94
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Although forms of perspective were known to artists of earlier periods, they were usually employed on an intuitive rather than a scientific basis. 1386-1466 - the most innovative figure in early - turned his back on Gothic wall sculpture, introducing in its place free-standing figures whose proportions, postures, and clothing drew closely from antique models, and demanded a precise knowledge of human anatomy.

In the garden at the left, Adam and Eve, grief-stricken and ashamed, are being driven from Paradise by an angel because of their disobedience to God. One of the most popular themes of he represented waswhich he was to paint many times.

Renaissance Art in Florence

By 1400, this remarkable city had reached a high level of prosperity because of her strategic position on the principal Mediterranean trade routes, and her healthy wool industry, which produced cloth for much of Europe. For information regarding the High Renaissance in Florence, see the careers of the artists 1472-1517 and 1486-1530. Brunelleschi submitted a daring and successful plan, and this initial commission was followed by many others, including the family church of the Medici, San Lorenzo, a chapel for their rivals, the Pazzi, and the Ospedale degli Innocenti Foundling Hospital.

The figures are grouped with assurance and contribute forcefully to the impression of a logically ordered space. He was surely a painter of extraordinary ability; there is great virtuosity in his handling of space and in his sense of accessory detail. Domenico Veneziano Another, slightly younger, artist whose work reveals a similar artistic temperament is c.

Renaissance Art in Florence

1447-1475who painted this panel and a companion piece "The Presentation of the Virgin," in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In the north there were numerous small principalities, the large Duchy of Milan, and the republics of Venice and Florence. The victory produced a tremendous upsurge in civic confidence and cultural activity.

Florentine drawings of the quattrocento. he returned to his native Florence six years later, he was apparently quite sought after as a painter. In his other hand, he would hold a mirror in which he would see the reflected image of the Baptistry.

Animals, men, ornamental details - all testify to the artists' insatiable thirst for knowledge of the visual world. While Christ and all of the apostles wear long, flowing garments that recall the costumes of the Greeks or Romans, the civil official is shown in the short jacket and tights of the artist's own time.

A beautifully costumed handmaiden awaits the slender goddess of love and reaches out with a garment to cover her nudity. Similarly, painters would often lend their talents to the decoration of metal or leather objects.