Nov 202013

Famous Italian Renaissance Artists

Renaissance art emerged in Italy in the late 1300s (14th century). It is a distinct style of artworks of a period of European history moncler outlet online shop known as the Renaissance that includes the decorative arts, painting and sculpture.

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Artists, who though were usually attached to particular courts and loyal to moncler saldi outlet specific towns, often wandered through the cities moncler bambino outlet of Italy disseminating both artistic and philosophical ideas. Even the church moncler uomo employed them to paint works that explained its doctrine, views, and history to its people.

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Famous Renaissance Artists Raffaello Sanzio (1483 1525)

piumini moncler Raffaello Sanzio was a famous Italian Renaissance painter known to most people as Raphael. Known to be highly prolific, he was a painter, a moncler donna mural decorator, a designer of tapestries, an architect, and an artist of easel pictures. In his youth, he started off as a minor artist who worked as a Majolica pottery painter and ‘ornamenter’. piumini moncler

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Raphael is credited as the originator of the “birth of portrait painting” because of the style he used whilst painting the portrait of Julius II.

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Famous Works of RaphaelSome of Raphael’s famous works of art include the “Madonna” which he painted during his association with his model and friend, Bella. He is famously known for this painting. His other famous works include:

La Belle Jardinire This is one of Raphael’s famous paintings where The Virgin Mary sits in a meadow with a tender and realistic demeanour, holding two children against her knees.

The School of Athens In this fresco work, which he painted in the Vatican, he successfully summed up the essence of Italian Renaissance paintings.

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The Transfiguration This thought provoking painting was done in 1516. It is supposedly his last work. Its theme and subject matter is believed to express a connection between God and man.

Apparently, outlet moncler Raffaello Sanzio left The Transfiguration uncompleted before he died in 1520. The painting is believed to have been finished by his student, Giulio Romano

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