Donatello is a world renowned sculptor and artist that was born in Florence Italy in 1386 to a member of the Florentine Wool Combers Guild named Niccolo di Betto Bardi. With Donatello stacher as a son of a tradesman, he was able to be schooled at the home of a wealthy and influential Florentine family of bankers and art that are closely tied to the Medici family. Some of Donatello most famous works of statues are the bronze and marble David, Penitent Mary Magdalene, Saint George, and Equestrian Monument of Gattamelata. Donatello had a deep understanding of ornamentation and classic forms, that important knowledge would eventually change 15-century Italian art. Donatello is died on December 13, 1466 of natural causes.
Many people took risks during the olden days. Many things had improved because there are some changes throughout history. Risk is defined as exposure to the chance of injury or loss; a hazard or dangerous chance. There are many risk takers during the Renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci is one of them. There are also many risk takers during the Protestant Reformation. One of them is Henry VIII. Again, many people took risks during the Counterculture Revolution. Betty Friedan took huge risk trying to change the women's right. These people are considered to be heroes in some opinions. While the three main figures are trying to make changes throughout the world, there are obstacles and risks in their ways.
Michelangelo once said, “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free”. If Michelangelo actually did this with every sculptor could modern artist be doing the same thing to follow in his footsteps. Michelangelo’s artwork affects modern society by influencing many modern-day artists to become sculptors, painters and more. He also influenced types of art such as frescoes and ceiling paintings. To add to this his sculptures are discussed in today’s conversations. Finally, Michelangelo has introduced many different techniques that are still used in today’s society. Michelangelo’s artwork affects the modern-day society by playing a role in modern day art, daily life and even fashion.
Giovanni da Verrazzano was born in 1485 in Greve in Chianti, Italy. He was italian. He then died in 1528 in Guadeloupe because of cannibalism.
(March 6th 1475 - February 18th 1564) born in Caprese, Italy Michelangelo was an Italian painter, architect, poet and sculptor. Before his name was known he was just an apprentice to a painter and eventually began studying in sculpture, in the gardens of a wealthy and famous family known as the Medici. He has been remembered as the most famous artist in the time of the Renaissance. Some of his famous works include The Last Judgement (1535-1541), David (1501-1504), and the Pieta (1498-1499). Perhaps the most recognized work of his, is located on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, which took about 4 years to paint. He stood out from other artists because of his ability to make sculptures so realistic, to the point where it looked like a living
Tiziano Vecellio, known as Titian was an extraordinary artist who made many works of art during his long life. According to the traditional date of birth, Titian was born in 1477, but many critics today say his birth date is around 1488/90. Titian was born in Pieve di Cadore, Italy to his parents Gregorio di Conte dei Vecelli, and Gregorio’s wife, Lucia, who were neither rich or poor. His early education included a bit of reading and writing, but he was not literary. When Titian was nine years old he went to Venice with his brother, Francesco, and lived there with his uncle and became Sebastiano Zuccato’s apprentice. Not long after Titian moved to Venice he went to Giovanni Bellini’s workshop. Giovanni Bellini was Titian’s true teacher, and inspired Titian as well. Titian was also inspired by Giorgione of Castelfranco, a follower of Giovanni Bellini, who Titian worked with early on in his career. Titian and Giorgione worked together on the frescoes of the Fondaco dei Tedeschi in 1508. Also, Titian got inspiration from artists Raphael and Michelangelo, and was driven by
“The Italian sculptor Donatello (1386-1466) was the greatest Florentine sculptor before Michelangelo and certainly the most influential individual artist of the 15th century in Italy. Nearly every later sculptor and numerous Florentine and Paduan painter were indebted to him.” (Encyclopedia of World Biography, p 55) According to Biography.com, Donato di Niccolo’ di Betto Bardi (Donatello) was born in 1386 in Florence, Italy. He later died in Florence on December 12, 1466. Donatello was the son of a Florentine Wool Comber Guild, which would give him status as the son of an artisan. Donatello would receive education from the home of the Martellis, a family of wealth and influence in Florence. From the Encyclopedia of World Biography (EWB), Donatello brought up in a more common tradition. Unlike his older contemporary Lorenzo Ghiberti. “Donatello was apprenticed to Ghiberti, and in 1403, at the age of 17, Donatello was
Most people know Leonardo Da Vinci as being painter but he was also a sculptor, architect, engineer, musician, inventor and scientist. Da Vinci was a hard worker and had a creative soul that reflected in all his work. From the Renaissance to present day Leonardo Da Vinci work is still admired and constantly influences people all around the world. Leonardo Da Vinci was one of the most gifted, well rounded artist of the Renaissance. This can been proven through research and collected data.
Antonia Canova pictured above from a self portrait was born in 1757 in a small Italian town called Possagno. “…Canova was the son of Pietro Canova (1735–61), a stonecutter of Possagno.”(Oxford Art Online) After his father passed away when he was three “He was brought up by his grandfather, Pasino Canova (1714–94), a mediocre sculptor who specialized in altars with statues and low reliefs in late Baroque style.” (Oxford Art Online) Then Canova became apprenticed to the sculptor Giuseppe Bernardi where he later went with him to Venice. When in Venice he studied nude work at the Accademia then plaster casts of famous antique sculptures in Filippo Farsetti’s collection. Then during 1780s he used a development of a new style with”revolutionary severity
Michelangelo was born in the year 1475 in Buonarroti family in Caprese, Florence, Italy. He was the only artist of his age who had the opportunity to be schooled until he turned 13 years old. Afterwards, in the year 1488, he became a student of the famous painters of the time in Florence known as the Ghirlandaio brothers. The year after that he took the training to carve sculptors in San Marco (Salcman, 2006).
Sandro Botticelli formerly known as Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, was born the youngest of four sons on March 4, 1445, in Florence, Italy. There are a lot of discrepancies when it comes to the life of Sandro Botticelli. One thing that is clear is that Botticelli started working with art very early in his life. He first started out working as an apprentice for a goldsmith, after his father decided to remove him from school after observing the artistic talent his son possessed. It is unclear where his nickname Botticelli meaning ‘little barrel’, comes from but most believe it was given to him during his apprenticeship. There is also a consensus that Botticelli first found an interest in painting during this time. From the goldsmith, Botticelli
Many people don 't know about Fra Angelico, the early Renaissance painter who lived in Italy. He painted over eighty paintings over the course of his life. Along with his artistic career, Fra was a Dominican friar. In addition, he used his art to make churches beautiful and to help spread their teachings. However, he didn 't sign his work because he thought that his art should be used to glorify God, rather than to gain personal fame. In addition, Fra didn 't fix any of his past paintings because he thought the way they turned out was the way that God had willed the work to come out. Strangely enough, Fra Angelico went by many names, such as Guido di Pietro, which was his actual name. He took on many other names over the course of his
It 's always exciting when your boyfriend isn 't from your city, state or country because you both learn traditions and customs from your respective homes. Yesterday, Sergio and I celebrated Sant Jordi for the second time and everything was so perfect.
The artist I am choosing for this assignment is Andrea Del Verrocchio. My favorite art piece out of chapters 9 and 10 is the Equestrian Monument of Bartolomeo Colleoni (1, page 266). It is an amazing work of craftsmanship that seems to have an aura or greatness in its structure and design. Andrea designed this monument and many others like it. He was an extremely talented man being skilled and successful in painting, sculpting, and metalworking (Finnan). He was born in 1435, Florence, Italy and was truly one of the most amazing renaissance artists. Andrea eventually died in 1488, Venice (Passavant). During his lifetime, Andrea accomplished many great things, such as creating many famous sculptures and beautiful paintings. However, I think Andrea’s
Many exquisite art skills and many famous artists burned in Renaissance like: Leonardo, Michelangelo and Donatello. Leonardo’s lifetime was at 1452 April 15th to 1519 May 2nd, he is good at Invention, painting, sculpture, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history and drawing, he represent the humanism of the Renaissance. Michelangelo lifetime was at 1475 March 6th to 1564 February 18th, Pieta and David are the two best-known metalwork before he was thirty, he despite holding a low opinion of drawing, but he created The Last Judgment on the altar wall that was the most influential frescoes in the history of Western art. Donatello’s lifetime was at 1386 to 1466 December 13th, He studied classical sculpture and used this to develop a complete Renaissance style in