Flashcards in Renaissance Deck (20)
Why would donors be depicted in religious scenes?
Restate event with imagination
Were primary texts from the Renaissance reliable?
No, they were biased
What was the central theme of religious Renaissance works?
What 3 aspects of space did Renaissance artists explore?
Human figure in space, how to make figures effective & how to make the link between real and fictional space
What are two important aspects of the Renaissance depiction of the body?
Appealing & understandable
What are the dates of the Renaissance?
14th century-16th century
When was Leonardo born, and when did he die?
When was Michelangelo born, and when did he die?
When was Raphael born, and when did he die?
What status did Rome have to Renaissance artists?
It was legendary
How could you describe Ancient influences in Renaissance art?
What type of movement was the Renaissance?
A cultural movement
What does Renaissance mean?
When did Donatello make 'David'?
Why were bronze doors popular to Renaissance artists and patrons?
Revived, Expensive, Difficult to make
Why were coins often used as inspiration for portraits?
They were accessible
How did images benefit the congregtion
Illustrated biblical stories for the illiterate
How was imitation considered by Renaissance artists?
Moved art forward
How was Michelangelo different to other Renaissance artists?
He considered himself modern, rather than relying on antiquity