It is known that Andrea moved to Corella during a war between Florence and Milan, but moved back afterward. By 1440, he was well-known enough to be commissioned for his art. One of his first works was multiple frescoes, painted on the Palazzo del Podestà, showing traitors being hung by their heels after the Battle of Anghiari. For that artwork, he was given the nickname of “Little Andrea of the Hanged Men”. By 1442, Andrea was in Venice and painting frescoes in the San Tarasio chapel with
When peace was finally made two years later between the Papal and the Imperial factions, Charles V agreed to militarily restore Florence to the Medici. After a restriction of eleven months, Alessandro was brought back as the Emperor 's designated head of state. In 1532, the new Florentine constitution stated Alessandro the permanent gonfalonier of the republic. Though his common sense and his feeling for justice won his subjects ' affection, the others in sympathy with the displaced opposition hated Alessandro and accused him of using his power to sexually exploit the public. However, only two illegitimate children with the possibility of a third, have been attributed to him and even these he fathered with one woman, Taddea Malespina, a distant cousin of
Tradition says that Giorgione was a handsome man. His name Giorgione is translated to ‘tall George’ or ‘large George’, but it could also mean ‘great George’, because he was such an innovator. Over time Giorgione became an unequaled master of oil painting. After he was trained by Bellini, Giorgione began painting many little, devotional Madonnas, of which he became a true specialist. Vasari (an artist himself, and a historian) claimed that Giorgione was one of the founders of modern art, especially with his
Filippo Brunelleschi was best known for changing the style of building. He was best known for designing and building the large domes for churches. In addition to painting and architecture being changed, writing changed as well. Dante Alighieri, an Italian author, focused on writing the real life of individuals. Another writer, Niccolo Machiavelli, wrote a book in 1513, The Prince, about the realistic look at the world of politics.
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.
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
He held many important positions there and created several motets and masses, which are esteemed highly as the masterpieces of a musical genius. He composed sacred as well as secular music in his lifetime in a number of vocal forms ranging from masses, chansons, to motets. His stay at Rome had been highly productive for it was here where he developed his mature style. While working in Milan, he had absorbed Italian secular light music; but in Rome, he refined his sacred music and wrote several motets. Before he left Italy, he wrote one of his most famous secular compositions, the ‘frottola El grillo’ (the Cricket).
Dante Alighieri was exiled from Florence in 1302. He had joined the political scene, and after holding a few different positions, the leading political party at the time called the Black Guelphs, decided they didn’t want Dante in their city anymore. Dante, began traveling, withdrew from all political activities and focused on one thing, his writing. The next few years and until 1321 when he passed away, Dante was in the most creative period of his life. His most popular work being La Divina Commedia (The Divine Comedy), an epic poem describing the journey through the Christian afterlife.
He was an Italian painter who created many famous paintings. He was born in 1445, Florence, Italy, and died May 17,1510, also in Florence. As a kid Botticelli was known to have been a very impatient person, however, he was highly intelligent for his age. After he was done with school his father made him apprentice a goldsmith. Botticelli was not very interested in becoming a goldsmith as his mind and heart was set on painting.
17 1510. Sandro Botticelli real name is Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi Botticelli. Sandro Botticelli was an Italian painter and draughtsman in the early of Renaissance era. When he was fifth teen years old, he already had his own workshop and this helped him to create his own unique artistic style. His workshop was not the reason that helps him to become famous, but it did help his skill to improve faster.