Topic.5 - also achieved a fusion of the ideal and the...

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AHA 1120: HISTORY OF WESTERN ART, II      Prof. Land Topic 5: High Renaissance in Italy, l: Florence and Rome The artists of the High Renaissance held ideas, values and interests similar to those of the Early  Renaissance.   The architectural “rebirth” begun by Brunelleschi and carried on by Alberti  reached a pinnacle just after the year 1500, particularly in the designs and buildings of Donato  Bramante.   Figural artists, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael, like their  predecessors, studied Ancient art and nature, but achieved in their works a greater order, clarity,  lucidity, simplicity, harmony and proportion than had the artists of the fifteenth century.  They 
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Unformatted text preview: also achieved a fusion of the ideal and the natural, a style not seen in art since Antiquity. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Last Supper. Fresco. Sta. Maria delle Grazie, Milan. 1495-1498 (compare Andrea del Castagno, Last Supper. 1447. Early Renaissance) Donato Bramante (1444-1514) Tempietto. San Pietro in Montorio, Rome. 1502 Michelangelo (1475-156) David. 1501-1504 Sistine Chapel Ceiling. Fresco. Vatican, Rome. 1508-1512 Creation of Adam Fall of Mankind and Expulsion from Eden Raphael (1483-152) The School of Athens (Philosophy). Fresco. Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican, Rome. 15091511 Reading assignment: Gardner, 493-518 Next assignment: same...
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