What is the Renaissance?
comes from the French word "renaistre" meaning "rebirth"
revival of cultural awareness and learning in art, philosophy, language, law, literature,
science, and mathematics
reconciliation between Greek philosophy favoring research
Main philosophy of the Renaissance, focused on people
Focus of Renaissance interest
Leonardo da Vinci
Renaissance artist, architect, and mathematician; he painted the
Mona Lisa (La Gioconda)
Painter and sculptor noted for
The Painted Kiss by Gustav Klimt
Throughout many centuries and generations people admire works of art of the great
artists from all over the world. There is a variety of well-known ancient paintings that are
continuing to impress people, and bring the gre