Giorgione's Impact On The Renaissance Art World

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Giorgione and his impact on the Renaissance Art World Renaissance Research Project Eighth Grade Mr.Citrin Humanities Roberta Elena Donnarumma The American School of Milan April , 2015 Historical Introduction Giorgione was born in the year about 1477 in Venice, Italy , in the town Castelfrance in Veneto Italy. Giorgione is also know as Giorgione da Castelfranco. Biography.com states: “ Though little is known of Giorgione's childhood, Italian painter and biographer Giorgio Vasari believed that Giorgione was born into humble circumstances”. Even though Giorgione came from a poor family, with not many possibilities for success and wealth, Giorgione showed his interest in art at an early age. When Giorgione…show more content…
Giorgione was religious, so some of paintings, have religious subjects, like the "Adoration of the Shepherds" , painted during the 1505 to 1510 and “The Holy Family” , painted about in the year about 1504. Giorgione’s best known painting is “The Tempest” , that was painted in 1505, when Giorgione had the age of 28. As Biography.com states, “The Tempest” requires the viewer to determine La Tempesta, 1505, by Giorgione the symbolic meaning of thework—a meaning that stemmed from Giorgione’s own imagination, rather than traditional interpretations”. Giorgione died around the year 1510, but is not certain of the cause, but during that time in Venice there was the plague, so that’s most probably the reason why. Britannica.com states, “Correspondence dated October 25, 1510, between the celebrated Renaissance patron of the arts Isabella d’Este of Mantua and her agent Taddeo Albano at Venice mentions Giorgione’s death as having occurred recently” . Giorgione’s works are unique from other Renaissance paintings. Giorgione distinguished himself as one…show more content…
All the artists at the time, painted from light to dark, and the base is light, instead Giorgione he used a darker shade as background and painted in a progressive way to lighter tones, and created an effect that seems that the light comes out from the darkness. The nga.gov states , “ he woven canvas encouraged a looser pattern of brushwork, one that breaks up the surface with light-reflecting textures, some thick, others of transparent thinness.” Giorgione wasn’t affected by his time period as much as other painters, but he mostly affected other artists. Giorgione affected many artists during the Renaissance, mostly because of his unique art works and that he had his own ideas and also techniques that he developed, bot being influenced as much as other artists. Some artists that he influenced are : Paris Bordone ,Giovanni Busi death il Cariani, Giulio Campagnola, Vincenzo Catena,
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