Italian Renaissance painter Tiziano Vecellio, also known as Titian, created one of his most well-known paintings in the year 1538. This work, Venus of Urbino (Figure 1), is an oil painting that depicts a nude young woman reclining on a couch or bed in the luxurious surroundings of a Renaissance palace. Created for the Duke of Urbino, Guidobaldo II Della Rovere, this work commemorated his wedding to Giuliana Varano that took place in 1534. Titian’s work, based on his master, Giorgione’s Sleeping Venus — completed in 1510 (Figure 2) — places Venus in an indoor setting, which engages her with the viewer, making her sensuality explicit. Titian’s Venus of Urbino is perhaps his most well-known painting because of its ambiguous meaning.
Venus was named after Venus de Milo, the famous statue depicting Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty. It was sculpted by Alexandros of Antioch. Another character is Mona Lisa, a salamander warrior. She is an ally of the ninja turtles. She was named after Leonardo da Vinci 's most famous work, Mona Lisa.
The Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis by Pietro Perugino is an oil on wood painting depicting the Virgin Mary with Saints Jerome and Francis. This Early Renaissance altarpiece, dating from the years 1507-15, was commissioned from Perugino by Giovanni di Matteo Schiavone to be built in the church of Santa Maria de ' Servi, Perugia. The body’s of the six figures in the painting are in correct proportion and are very naturalistic. This is Stemming back to the Ancient Greek and Roman cultures that placed a high value on the faithful representation of the natural world and human body. Most notably, baby Jesus is seen very plump and with a child’s face; very different from earlier Italian art that featured him.
This is said to be Leonardo Da Vinci’s first major work because it is the first large painting, painted by Leonardo 's hands. The story of this painting is that Mary is being visited by archangel Gabriel, in order to explain to her that she was " destined to be the mother of the son of god"( cite) . Gabriel is kneeling at the garden of Mary. There is a distance between both of them and she ironically receives the news while sitting at a reading desk. " The angel holds a lily in his left hand, a symbol of Mary 's purity, his right hand is raised in greeting.
Both the two artworks were done during the Renaissance period with Madonna and child with the two angels being done around 1465 while Madonna and child with the saints being done around 1505. In making my comparison, I seek to compare the two pieces of work based on symbolism, the distinguishing features as well as the target audience. Madonna and child with the two angels is a painting of a praying Virgin Mary with two angels who are carrying baby Jesus just in front of her. In this piece of art, Mary
Context In this analysis I will be talking about the amazing art work done by Leonardo Da Vinci Cecelia Gallerini from around the 1489–1490. Lady with an ermine shows a variety of techniques that were used in the Renaissance time. First was the use of chiaroscuro; the use of shadow to enhance the three dimensional relief of the figure which made it look realistic and stand out. Second, his use of sfumato; to create fine and very gradual tonal changes, specifically used around the eyes and mouth (a technique used extensively in Mona Lisa. Describe This painting was created on with oil on a 54.8 x 40.3 cm wood panel.
During our tour at the Legion of Honor, we observed art starting from the early and High Renaissance. Next, we went to the Dutch Baroque period, British art, and ended at the impressionists. A most notable work of art from the tour was “The Annunciation” by Master of the Retable of the Reyes Católicos. This oil on wood panel painting was created in the late 1500s, during the High Renaissance period of the art historical cannon. It portrays the biblical event found in the Gospel of Luke in which the archangel Gabriel announces to Mary that she is pregnant with Jesus, the son of God.
Comparative Analysis: “The Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo” and “Self-portrait with Isabella Brandt” The Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo was finished by Bronzino in 1545 and is among the most famous works by the artist. The portrait is currently housed in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence in Italy. The oil on panel painting depicts Eleanor of Toledo sitting with her hands placed on the shoulders of one of her sons. Eleanor’s gesture in combination with the pomegranate motif on her dress presents her as a good example of a mother in the 115 cm by 96 cm painting. The painting presents Eleanor as an ideal woman of her time and helps to focus on the theme of good motherhood for prosperity of the society.
The museums most famous piece is Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”. The Code of Hammurabi, the Greek sculpture “Nike of Samothrace” and “Venus de Milo” are also notable masterpieces. The “Mona Lisa” is the best known and most visited piece of art. It is a portrait painting done by Leonardo de Vinci. The portrait is an oil painting on a white Lombardy poplar panel.
He was called by the Pope Julius 2 to paint frescos in a suite of the Vatican papal apartments. He painted the famous painting ‘School of Athens’ which is what I am going to talk about. School of Athens, one of the greatest fresco paintings of all time was made some time in 1510. It is located in the ‘Stanza della Segnatura’ which is a room in the Vatican City holding the four best fresco paintings of Raphael.