Italian Renaissance

Images of Renaissance period

Images of Renaissance period

December 3, 2017

By 1600, there were over fifty miraculous images in Florence: weeping Madonnas, bleeding Christs, paintings and sculptures—often veiled…

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Early Italian Renaissance Art

Early Italian Renaissance Art

November 5, 2017

Workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio (Italian 1435-1488). Tobias and the Angel, 1470-80. Egg tempera on poplar. 33 1/4 x 26 1/16 in. (84.4…

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Renaissance Paintings and Painters

Renaissance Paintings and Painters

October 16, 2017

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston has opened the first monographic exhibition in the United States of the works of Carlo…

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Paintings in Florence

Paintings in Florence

October 12, 2017

Long before Leonardo da Vinci worked on his in Milan Florence, the Captial of the Cenacolo Our new adventure features seven locations…

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Tuscan landscape Paintings

Tuscan landscape Paintings

September 30, 2017

If you’re a painter, you can’t do much better for luscious landscape settings than Tuscany. (One recent program participant declared…

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Renaissance Pictures

Renaissance Pictures

September 10, 2017

“Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking corpse” was Duff McKagan’s mantra in the late 80s and early 90s, when he was the hard-partying…

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Italian Renaissance Art Paintings

Italian Renaissance Art Paintings

May 1, 2017

Titian, his birth name was Tiziano Vecelli, was born between 1485-1490 in Cadore in the southern Alps, and was rumored to be over ninety…

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Artists of the Italian Renaissance

Artists of the Italian Renaissance

April 19, 2017

The Premier Artists of the Italian High Renaissance The Italian High Renaissance is the defining movement in art history. No other…

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Renaissance Art in Italy

Renaissance Art in Italy

March 22, 2017

Fifteenth-century Italy was unlike any other place in Europe. It was divided into independent city-states, each with a different form…

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Picture of the Renaissance

Picture of the Renaissance

February 18, 2017

Discover how architecture forms the basis of many Italian Renaissance paintings. This spring, the National Gallery presents the first…

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Italy oil Paintings

Italy oil Paintings

December 16, 2016

Albrecht Durer was the first Northern artist to be directly influenced by first-hand contact with the Italian Renaissance. He was born…

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Italian Art Renaissance

Italian Art Renaissance

October 13, 2016

The High Renaissance in Italy is generally described as the period from around 1500, although like the starting date of the Renaissance…

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Italian Renaissance Art style

Italian Renaissance Art style

July 28, 2016

This movement began in Italy in the 14th century and the term, literally meaning rebirth, describes the revival of interest in the…

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Early Italian Renaissance Artists

Early Italian Renaissance Artists

July 24, 2016

Greater Realism in Painting In keeping with the importance of Humanism, Early Renaissance painting strove to achieve greater realism…

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Arts Trips

Arts Trips

August 22, 2014

Bouquets to Oscar and Art Enjoy 130 glorious ensembles from personal and private collections produced over five decades by Oscar de…

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Images of the Renaissance period

Images of the Renaissance period

May 22, 2015

A Madonna (Italian: ) is a representation of Mary, either alone or with her Child Jesus. These images are central icons for both the…

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Renaissance Painting

Renaissance Painting

October 31, 2015

Jan Van Eyck (1395-1441); Northern Renaissance oil painting revolution Jan van Eyck, portrait of a man with turban, 1433, National…

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Italian Renaissance Masters

Italian Renaissance Masters

January 2, 2016

No era of artistic achievement is as renowned as the Renaissance, and no country holds a higher place in that period than Italy. The…

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