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15th Century – Early Italian Renaissance Art – With Images

Title/Name: Dome of Florence Cathedral
Artist:Filippo Brunelleschi
Date: c. 1417 - 1436
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: The largest masonry dome ever built. It helped catapult the Medici into fame.
Title/Name: Dome of Florence Cathedral
Artist:Filippo Brunelleschi
Date: c. 1417 – 1436
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: The largest masonry dome ever built. It helped catapult the Medici into fame.
Title/Name:Foundling Hospital (Ospedale degli Innocenti)
Artist: Filippo Brunelleschi
Date: 1419 - 1444
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: The first building to embody the new Renaissance architectural style.
Title/Name:Foundling Hospital (Ospedale degli Innocenti)
Artist: Filippo Brunelleschi
Date: 1419 – 1444
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: The first building to embody the new Renaissance architectural style.
Title/Name:Infant in Swaddling Clothes (One of the Holy Innocents Massacred by Herod)
Artist:Andrea della Robbia
Date:1487
Significance: Provide the only clue on the facade as to what the purpose of the hospital was. Adds striking color accent to the exterior.
Title/Name:Infant in Swaddling Clothes (One of the Holy Innocents Massacred by Herod)
Artist:Andrea della Robbia
Date:1487
Significance: Provide the only clue on the facade as to what the purpose of the hospital was. Adds striking color accent to the exterior.
Title/Name: Façade to Palazzo Medici-Riccardi
Artist:Attributed to Michelozzo di Bartolomeo
Date: Begun in 1446
Location:Florence, Italy
Significance: Exemplifies the simultaneous respect for and independence from the antique that characterizes the Early Renaissance.
Title/Name: Façade to Palazzo Medici-Riccardi
Artist:Attributed to Michelozzo di Bartolomeo
Date: Begun in 1446
Location:Florence, Italy
Significance: Exemplifies the simultaneous respect for and independence from the antique that characterizes the Early Renaissance.
Title/Name: Palazzo Rucellai
Artist: Leon Battista Alberti
Date: 1455-1458
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Adopted the Roman use of different orders for each story, which created the illusion that it was lighter as you get closer and closer to the top.
Title/Name: Palazzo Rucellai
Artist: Leon Battista Alberti
Date: 1455-1458
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Adopted the Roman use of different orders for each story, which created the illusion that it was lighter as you get closer and closer to the top.
Title/Name: Four Crowned Martyrs
Artist: Nanni di Banco
Date: c. 1409 - 1417
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Attempted to solve the problem of integrating figures on a monumental scale.
Title/Name: Four Crowned Martyrs
Artist: Nanni di Banco
Date: c. 1409 – 1417
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Attempted to solve the problem of integrating figures on a monumental scale.
Title/Name: Life of John the Baptist from South Doors, Baptistry of San Giovanni
Artist: Andrea Pisano
Date: 1330 - 1336
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: 28 panels, 20 represent John's life and the other 8 are personified christian virtues.
Title/Name: Life of John the Baptist from South Doors, Baptistry of San Giovanni
Artist: Andrea Pisano
Date: 1330 – 1336
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: 28 panels, 20 represent John’s life and the other 8 are personified christian virtues.
Title/Name:Gates of Paradise, East Doors, Baptistry of San Giovanni
Artist: Lorenzo Ghiberti
Date: 1425 - 1452
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Depicts 10 episodes of the Old testament. Abandoned the quatrefoil frames of Pisano's, Michelangelo himself said they could be the Gates to Paradise.
Title/Name:Gates of Paradise, East Doors, Baptistry of San Giovanni
Artist: Lorenzo Ghiberti
Date: 1425 – 1452
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Depicts 10 episodes of the Old testament. Abandoned the quatrefoil frames of Pisano’s, Michelangelo himself said they could be the Gates to Paradise.
Title/Name: Jacob and Esau
Artist: Lorenzo Ghiberti
Date: c. 1435
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Is one of the panels on the Gates of Paradise. Provides a clear example of linear perspective.
Title/Name: Jacob and Esau
Artist: Lorenzo Ghiberti
Date: c. 1435
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Is one of the panels on the Gates of Paradise. Provides a clear example of linear perspective.
Title/Name: David
Artist: Donatello
Date: c. 1446 - 1460
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: The first Renaissance sculpture to portray the nude male figure. Was the symbol of the Florentine Republic.
Title/Name: David
Artist: Donatello
Date: c. 1446 – 1460
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: The first Renaissance sculpture to portray the nude male figure. Was the symbol of the Florentine Republic.
Title/Name: Judith and Holofernes
Artist: Donatello
Date: c. 1446 - 1460
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Focuses on the naturalism including detail such as realistically messy clothes.
Title/Name: Judith and Holofernes
Artist: Donatello
Date: c. 1446 – 1460
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Focuses on the naturalism including detail such as realistically messy clothes.
Title/Name: Equestrian Monument of Bartolommeo Colleoni
Artist: Andrea del Verrocchio
Date: Clay model 1486 - 1488, Cast after 1490, Placed 1496
Location: Venice, Italy
Significance: Completed after Colleoni died. Depicted with an exaggerated tautness in creating a portrait of merciless might.
Title/Name: Equestrian Monument of Bartolommeo Colleoni
Artist: Andrea del Verrocchio
Date: Clay model 1486 – 1488, Cast after 1490, Placed 1496
Location: Venice, Italy
Significance: Completed after Colleoni died. Depicted with an exaggerated tautness in creating a portrait of merciless might.
Title/Name: Virgin and Child Enthroned, Most likely painted for high altar of the Church Santa Trinita
Artist: Cimabue
Date: c. 1280
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: First to move towards more natural appearance.
Title/Name: Virgin and Child Enthroned, Most likely painted for high altar of the Church Santa Trinita
Artist: Cimabue
Date: c. 1280
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: First to move towards more natural appearance.
Title/Name: Virgin and Child Enthroned, Most likely for the high altar of the Church of the Ognissanti (All Saints)
Artist: Giotto di Bondone
Date: 1305-1310
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Marks the end of medieval painting in Italy and moves to a new naturalistic approach to Art.
Title/Name: Virgin and Child Enthroned, Most likely for the high altar of the Church of the Ognissanti (All Saints)
Artist: Giotto di Bondone
Date: 1305-1310
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Marks the end of medieval painting in Italy and moves to a new naturalistic approach to Art.
Title/Name: Trinity with the Virgin, Saint John the Evangelist, and Donors
Artist: Masaccio
Date: c. 1425 - 1427/1428
Location: Church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence.
Significance: The premier early 15th century example of the application of mathematics to the depiction of space according to Brunelleschi's system of perspective.
Title/Name: Trinity with the Virgin, Saint John the Evangelist, and Donors
Artist: Masaccio
Date: c. 1425 – 1427/1428
Location: Church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence.
Significance: The premier early 15th century example of the application of mathematics to the depiction of space according to Brunelleschi’s system of perspective.
Title/Name: Frescos in the Scrovegni (Arena) Chapel
Artist: Giotto di Bondone
Date: 1305 - 1306
Location: Padua, Italy
Significance: One of the most impressive and complete pictorial cycles ever rendered.
Title/Name: Frescos in the Scrovegni (Arena) Chapel
Artist: Giotto di Bondone
Date: 1305 – 1306
Location: Padua, Italy
Significance: One of the most impressive and complete pictorial cycles ever rendered.
Title/Name: Lamentation
Artist: Giotto di Bondone
Date: 1305 - 1306
Location: Scrovegni (Arena) Chapel, Padua, Italy
Significance: Uses new devices to depict depth and body mass via management of light and shade.
Title/Name: Lamentation
Artist: Giotto di Bondone
Date: 1305 – 1306
Location: Scrovegni (Arena) Chapel, Padua, Italy
Significance: Uses new devices to depict depth and body mass via management of light and shade.
Title/Name: The Expulsion from Paradise
Artist: Masaccio
Date: c. 1426 - 1427
Location: Brancacci Chapel, Church of Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy
Significance: The hazy background specifies no locale but suggests a space around and beyond the figures.
Title/Name: The Expulsion from Paradise
Artist: Masaccio
Date: c. 1426 – 1427
Location: Brancacci Chapel, Church of Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy
Significance: The hazy background specifies no locale but suggests a space around and beyond the figures.
Title/Name: Tribute Money
Artist: Masaccio
Date: c. 1427
Location: Brancacci Chapel, Church of Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy
Significance:
Title/Name: Tribute Money
Artist: Masaccio
Date: c. 1427
Location: Brancacci Chapel, Church of Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy
Significance:
Title/Name: Annunciation
Artist: Fra Angelico
Date: c. 1438 - 1445
Location: Monastery of San Marco, Florence, Italy
Significance: It's a simple and direct painting with no shadow.
Title/Name: Annunciation
Artist: Fra Angelico
Date: c. 1438 – 1445
Location: Monastery of San Marco, Florence, Italy
Significance: It’s a simple and direct painting with no shadow.
Title/Name: Battista Sforza and Federico da Montefeltro
Artist: Piero della Francesca
Date: 1474
Location: Urbino, Italy
Significance: Combines the profile views on Roman coins with the landscape backgrounds of Flemish portraiture.
Title/Name: Battista Sforza and Federico da Montefeltro
Artist: Piero della Francesca
Date: 1474
Location: Urbino, Italy
Significance: Combines the profile views on Roman coins with the landscape backgrounds of Flemish portraiture.
Title/Name: Camera Picta
Artist: Andrea Mantegna
Date: 1465 - 1474
Location: Ducal Palace, Mantua, Italy
Significance: The first completely consistent illusionistic decoration of an entire room.
Title/Name: Camera Picta
Artist: Andrea Mantegna
Date: 1465 – 1474
Location: Ducal Palace, Mantua, Italy
Significance: The first completely consistent illusionistic decoration of an entire room.
Title/Name: The Birth of Venus
Artist: Sandro Botticelli
Date: c. 1484 - 1486
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Although the nude figure was not acceptable at the time, the painting went uncriticized because it was backed by the Medici family.
Title/Name: The Birth of Venus
Artist: Sandro Botticelli
Date: c. 1484 – 1486
Location: Florence, Italy
Significance: Although the nude figure was not acceptable at the time, the painting went uncriticized because it was backed by the Medici family.
Title/Name: Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni
Artist: Dominico Ghirlandaio
Date: 1488 - 1490 
Significance: This portrait embodies all the wealth and grace of 15th century wealthy families.
Title/Name: Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni
Artist: Dominico Ghirlandaio
Date: 1488 – 1490
Significance: This portrait embodies all the wealth and grace of 15th century wealthy families.
Title/Name: Portrait of a Lady in Yellow
Artist: Alesso Baldovinetti
Date: c. 1465
Significance: Removes the Renaissance depth in order to focus on the finer things such as the embroidered sleeve and headdress.
Title/Name: Portrait of a Lady in Yellow
Artist: Alesso Baldovinetti
Date: c. 1465
Significance: Removes the Renaissance depth in order to focus on the finer things such as the embroidered sleeve and headdress.
Title/Name: Portrait of a Woman & Man (Angiola Di Bernardo Sapiti & Lozenzo Di Ranieri Scolari)
Artist: Fra Filippo Lippi
Date: c. 1435 - 1445
Significance: Thought to be the first double portrait in Italian art.
Title/Name: Portrait of a Woman & Man (Angiola Di Bernardo Sapiti & Lozenzo Di Ranieri Scolari)
Artist: Fra Filippo Lippi
Date: c. 1435 – 1445
Significance: Thought to be the first double portrait in Italian art.
Title/Name: Portrait of a Young Woman
Artist: Sandro Botticelli
Date: 1475
Significance: An idealized portrait of a woman showing her as a nymph or goddess.
Title/Name: Portrait of a Young Woman
Artist: Sandro Botticelli
Date: 1475
Significance: An idealized portrait of a woman showing her as a nymph or goddess.

15th Century - Early Italian Renaissance Art - With Images
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