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1

Why would donors be depicted in religious scenes?

Restate event with imagination

2

Were primary texts from the Renaissance reliable?

No, they were biased

3

What was the central theme of religious Renaissance works?

Seeing

4

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

5

What are two important aspects of the Renaissance depiction of the body?

Appealing & understandable

6

What are the dates of the Renaissance?

14th century-16th century

7

When was Leonardo born, and when did he die?

1452-1519

8

When was Michelangelo born, and when did he die?

1475-1564

9

When was Raphael born, and when did he die?

1483-1520

10

What status did Rome have to Renaissance artists?

It was legendary

11

How could you describe Ancient influences in Renaissance art?

Fabricated antiquity

12

What type of movement was the Renaissance?

A cultural movement

13

What does Renaissance mean?

Rebirth

14

When did Donatello make 'David'?

1440s

15

Why were bronze doors popular to Renaissance artists and patrons?

Revived, Expensive, Difficult to make

16

Why were coins often used as inspiration for portraits?

They were accessible

17

How did images benefit the congregtion

Illustrated biblical stories for the illiterate

18

How was imitation considered by Renaissance artists?

Moved art forward

19

How was Michelangelo different to other Renaissance artists?

He considered himself modern, rather than relying on antiquity

20

Name an example of when Michelangelo broke from Classical tradition

Porta Pia entrance