Renaissance artists and their paintings Automatic translate
The Renaissance was born in Italy. It acquired its name thanks to the sharp intellectual and artistic heyday that began in the 14th century and greatly influenced European society and culture. The Renaissance was expressed not only in paintings, but also in architecture, sculpture and literature. The most prominent representatives of the Renaissance are Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Titian, Michelangelo and Rafael.
In these times, the main goal of the painters was a realistic image of the human body, so basically they painted people, depicted various religious subjects. The principle of perspective was also invented, which opened up new opportunities for artists.
Florence became the center of the Renaissance, Venice took the second place, and later, closer to the 16th century - Rome.
Leonardo is known to us as a talented painter, sculptor, scientist, engineer and Renaissance architect. Leonardo worked most of his life in Florence, where he created many masterpieces known throughout the world. Among them: “Mona Lisa” (aka “Mona Lisa”), “Lady with an Ermine”, “Madonna Benoit”, “John the Baptist” and “St. Anna with Mary and the baby Christ. "
This artist is recognizable thanks to the unique style that he has developed over the years. He also painted the walls of the Sistine Chapel at the personal request of Pope Sixtus IV. Botticelli wrote famous paintings on mythological subjects. Such paintings include "Spring", "Pallas and the Centaur", "The Birth of Venus."
Titian was the head of the Florentine school of artists. After the death of his teacher Bellini, Titian became the official, recognized artist of the Republic of Venice. This painter is known for his portraits on religious topics: “Ascension of Mary”, “Danae”, “Earthly Love and Heavenly Love”.
The Italian poet, sculptor, architect and artist depicted many masterpieces, of which - the famous statue of "David" made of marble. This statue has become the main attraction in Florence. Michelangelo painted the vault of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, which was a major order of Pope Julius II. During his work, he paid more attention to architecture, but gave us the “Crucifixion of St. Peter”, “The Position in the Sepulcher”, “The Creation of Adam”, and the “Foreteller”.
His work was formed under the great influence of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, thanks to which he gained invaluable experience and skill. He painted the ceremonial halls in the Vatican, representing human activity and depicting a variety of scenes from the Bible. Among the famous paintings of Raphael - "The Sistine Madonna", "Three Graces", "St. Michael and the Devil."
Ivan Sergeevich Tseregorodtsev
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