Raphael and Michelangelo’s artworks reveal Renaissance themes of intellectual importance, and the humanity of the individual with their style of artwork and method for creation by drawing on humanism’s focus on antiquity. Humanism began with educated professionals
From that time when Humanism evolved, it became a common subject for Renaissance art during the 15th and the 16th century. Giotto di Bondone, widely known as the first Renaissance painter was the first one to use a naturalistic approach when it came to representation
This concept helped pave the way for the Renaissance artist in the 15th century, such as Da Vinci and Michelangelo. He also designed great pieces of architecture, such as the Basilica of San Lorenzo and Ospedale Degli Innocenti. Filippo Brunelleschi reinvented linear perspective which had a huge impact on architectural drawings. It became a widespread concept at the time. Renaissance artist used this concept to create famous pieces of art.
Besides that, I had also chosen one of the most famous painting during the Renaissance period which is the Monalisa also by Leonardo Da Vinci. The Monalisa was painted for the Lisa Antonio Maria Gherardini wife of Francesco del Giacondo who is a rich Florentine silk merchant. In this painting, Leonardo uses the technique of “Sfumato” which is a ‘smokelike’ effect or haziness. It is also an atmospheric perspective view because you can see the background of the mountains and hills. Just like a scenery effect.
He, in order to better his paintings, began to study and dissect the human body as well as other organisms. He also studied, and documented his studies of, the human face. One of the things that made the Mona Lisa’s features so accurate, was da Vinci’s knowledge of the human face and its internal structure. His studies on the human body is some of the first documented in history. Da Vinci indulged himself in many other fields of study including astronomy, zoology, botany, geography, mathematics and so many more.
Opposed to Leonardo da Vinci who in which painted the Mona Lisa; in which very much detailed and seemed three dimensional, but now there was no religious value to it. Now, it was just art. This shows that over the years people have become more civilized with their own culture, they don’t need to rely on
It was these two classical thinkers who were the spotlight of the Renaissance. Humanists during the time of the renaissance often put precedence of classical works like Plato over works being written at the time (294). Again, this intellectual movement stressed that Greek classics were the most relevant sources of how to lead a
Based on the architecture of ancient rome, he portrays linear perspective based on contemporary architecture. It rationalized the size of the human bodies and buildings according to the position they are in. Due to the converging lines of linear perspective, it directed the attention and emphasize onto Jesus Christ in the painting. Leonardo Da Vinci was one of the other most prominent Florentine painters that was influenced by Brunelleschi's discovery of perspective. An example of his masterpiece painting The Last Supper (1495-1498), Da Vinci composed a scene on the painting where Christ was surrounded by his twelve disciples in a room.
During this time period, artists developed specific characteristics in their work, such as realistic proportions and high attention to detail. On of the most influential figures of his time was Leonardo da Vinci, He studied mechanics, anatomy and painting, in all of which he excelled. Specifically, Leonardo da Vinci developed several anatomical studies and figure studies
Leonardo Da Vinci medicine Da Vinci's training in the anatomy of the human body began with his apprenticeship to Andrea del Verrocchio who was an Italian artist and goldsmith and was the manager of an important workshop. He was known by his nickname "Verrocchio" which is Italian for true eye, because of his skill as an artist. He trained many famous artists including Da Vinci and insisted that all his students learn anatomy. As a talented artist, Da Vinci quickly mastered anatomy. Drawing many diagrams of muscles, tendons and other visible features of the human body.