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Running head: RENAISSANCE ARTISTIC WORKS 1 Renaissance Artistic Works
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RENAISSANCE ARTISTIC WORKS 2 RENAISSANCE ARTISTIC WORKS The National Gallery is a museum where numerous artworks are found. It is located in Westminster, London. The museum was founded in the year 1824 and houses over two thousand and three paintings dating from the thirteenth century to the 1900`s (Thomas, 2005) .This museum contains Renaissance arts which were done by various ancient artists. Renaissance arts are paintings or decorative arts that were found in a period known as a renaissance in the European history (Richardson, 2007) . The artworks were of a unique style from the 1400`s based on literature and philosophy, science and music. One of the Renaissance artworks found in the National Gallery is the Virgin of Rocks which is sometimes referred as Madonna of the Rocks. This is painting form of art that was done by an artist called Leonardo da Vinci. This painting was done used a medium of oil on panel and measures 189.5vm by length and 120cm by width. The painting was done by Leonardo between the year 1495 and 1505.The painting is generally originated from the painting done on a wooden
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