Saturday, January 28, 2012

Italian Renaissance Art

David : Michelangelo Buonarotti

Expulsion from the Garden : Massacio (Florence)
Painted in 1427 and depicts Adam and Eve leaving the Garden of Eden. This is the first nude depiction since ancient times.

David by Donatello (Florence)
First free standing bronze statue since ancient times.

Mona Lisa: da Vinci

Vitruvian Man: da Vinci (Florence)

The Last Supper : Leonardo da Vinci – depicts the final supper of Jesus and his apostles. Fresco – wet plaster.

La Primavera : Botticelli (Florence)

Adoration of the Magi : Sandro Botticelli
The adoration of the Magi is a repetitive theme in the Italian Renaissance. The painting has four major male members of the Medici family and the artist himself participating in the nativity.

Birth of Venus : Botticelli

Kiss of Judas : Giotto (Florence)

Danae and the Nursemaid : Titian

Virgin of the Rocks : da Vinci

School of Athens : Raphael Sanzio da Urbino (Urbino)

Sistine Chapel : Michelangelo

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