Art 134-World Art History II Chapter 15-Early Renaissance in Italy Pictures/Slides from Text 1. 15.3, Filippo Brunelleschi, Dome of Florence Cathedral, 1420-1436, Florence, IT. 2. 15.11, Donatello, St. Mark, 1411-1413, Florence, IT. 3. 15.13, Donatello, The Feast of Harod, 1425, Siena, IT 4. 15.16, 15.17, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Gates of Paradise, Florence, IT 5. 15.20, Andrea del Verrocchio, The Doubting of Thomas, Florence, IT 6. 15.21, 15.22, Gentile da Fabriano, Adoration of the Magi, 1423, Florence 7. 15.26, Masaccio, The Tribute money, 1425, Florence 8. 15.33, Donatello, David, 1420-1460, Florence, IT 9. 15.34, Antonio del Pollaiuolo, Hercules and Antaeus, 1475, Florence, IT 10.15.40, Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, 1485, Florence, IT 11.15.48, Andrea Mantegna, St. Sebastian, 1450’s, Vienna, IT 12.15.53, Giovanni Belinni, St. Francis in Ecstacy, 1480, New York, USA 13.15.56, Luca Signorelli, The Damned Cast into Hell, 1499-1500, Orvieto, IT Facts/Information from Text 14.The rebirth of classical learning, literature and art in the 15th Century is referred to as the “Renaissance”. 15.A new educational approach developed in the 15th Century which emphasized the study of human works is commonly called, “Humanism”. 16.The major Italian center of wealth, power and the arts in the early 15th Century was Florence. 17.The discovery of “Linear” or “Scientific Perspective” which revolutionized artists rendering in the 15th Century is credited to Filippo Brunelleschi. 18.Perhaps the most influential and prolific sculptor of the early Renaissance was Donatello. 19.From 1434-1494, the Medici family dominated the city, local government and economy of Florence. 20.Brunelleschi’s innovations and construction techniques in designing spaces and in using the vocabulary of antiquity made his work very influential. 21.A revolutionary and controversial sculpture from the early 15th Century which is thought to be the first free-standing, life-size, nude since antiquity is Donatello’s “David”. 22.The early Renaissance saw a resurgence of art commissions for domestic use. One common type of domestic painting was circular in shape and is referred to as a “Tondo” 23.In the late 15th Century, one of the favorite painters of the Medici family in Florence was “Sandro Botticelli. 24.In the latter part of the 15th Century, a new trend began to emerge as portraiture for private individuals and families gained popularity in Italy. 25.Perhaps the most influential and prominent sponsor of the arts in Florence and a benefactor of the young Michaelangelo was “Lorenzo the Magnificent” of the Medici Family.