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Renaissance

(Historical Terms) the. the period of European history marking the waning of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world: usually considered as beginning in Italy in the 14th century

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Renaissance

Giotto

Art history; Renaissance

Giotto di Bondone was an Italian painter and architect from Florence in the late Middle Ages. He is generally considered the first in a line of great artists who contributed to the Italian ...

Hieronymus Bosch

Art history; Renaissance

Hieronymus Bosch was an Early Netherlandish painter. His work is known for its use of fantastic imagery to illustrate moral and religious concepts and narratives.

Sandro Botticelli

Art history; Renaissance

Sandro Botticelli was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. He belonged to the Florentine School under the patronage of Lorenzo de' Medici, a thought, suitably enough, he expressed at the ...

Donato Bramante

History; Renaissance

Donato Bramante was an Italian architect, who introduced Renaissance architecture to Milan and the High Renaissance style to Rome, where his plan for St. Peter's Basilica formed the basis of ...

Albrecht Durer

Art history; Renaissance

Albrecht Durer was a German painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg. His high-quality woodcuts established his reputation and influence across Europe when he was ...

Giorgione

Art history; Renaissance

Giorgione was an Italian painter of the High Renaissance in Venice. He is known for the elusive poetic quality of his work, though only about six surviving paintings are acknowledged for certain to ...

Filippo Brunelleschi

Art history; Renaissance

Filippo Brunelleschi was one of the foremost architects and engineers of the Italian Renaissance. He is perhaps most famous for his development of linear perspective and for engineering the dome of ...

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