Italian Renaissance Art Analysis

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Art was and still is a big thing in Italy. During the Italian Renaissance (14th to 16th century), art was considered to be an important role in society and paintings from the Italian Renaissance still exists today. Some artworks are Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci and The Peasants Wedding by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. These 2 artworks shows that they are from the Italian Renaissance through art characteristics such as S shapes/curves, Chiaroscuro, and how it is Realistic. With these art characteristics, it shows how they are inspired by humanism, individualism, and secularism (HIS). Everyone has at least seen the Mona Lisa picture once in their lifetime. Mona Lisa is illustrated by Leonardo Da Vinci, in 1503 to 1506. Leonardo Da Vinci was an …show more content…

Both of the pictures despiting that they are from different time and location still tries to include Humanism, Individualism, and Secularism. Humanism is portrayed in the Mona Lisa and The Peasant’s Wedding really well because the artists managed to illustrate the person/people in their everyday lives. Also Individualism is portrayed well in both arts because in the Mona Lisa, there is only one person who is been illustrated. This lets us know more and every aspect of her. In The Peasants Wedding, there are not only one but many people are illustrated into one piece of art. This can showcase what it was like to live in and during the Northern Renaissance. Secularism is portrayed in both the Mona Lisa and The Peasants Wedding. First of all, the Mona Lisa includes Secularism because both the artist and the art is not based on religion which can be called non-religious. In The Peasant Wedding, Secularism is also portrayed because it is also not based on religion and is illustrating the everyday scene/life of peasants. In conclusion, both of the paintings Mona Lisa and The Peasants Wedding were illustrated during the 14th and 16th century which was both the Italian Renaissance and the Northern Renaissance. Despite going and looking through at the artists social class ranking, we are able to tell that the artists were trying to tell the audience what is was like during their time/age. In both pictures we are able to identify Humanism, Individualism, and Secularism whether or not if it is a famous painting or

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