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Title: Madonna Enthroned
Artist: Giotto di Bondone
He introduces the fresco style.

Title: David
Artist: Donatello
This is the first freestanding nude male sculpture since classical times.

Title: Cathedral of Florence
Architect: Brunelleschi
He re-introduces Roman architecture.

Title: Birth of Venus
Artist: Sandro Botticelli
This painting shows mythical themes.

Title: Doors of Baptistry (Gates of Paradise)
Artist: Lorenzo Ghiberti
These paintings were naturalistic and contained good perspective.

Title: David
Artist: Michelangelo
This statue shows the ideal body type. The small David versus the huge giant stands for Florence being mightier than the rest of Europe.

Title: Sistine Chapel
Artist: Michelangelo
Man is important; shows a man-centered world (humanism).

Title: St. Peter's Dome
Architect: Michelangelo
The design of this dome is based on classical styles.

Title: School of Athens
Artist: Raphael
Showing Aristotle and Plato, this painting honors the great thinkers of the classical past.

Title: Venus of Urbino
Artist: Titian
The Venus in this painting is very provocative compared to the "Birth of Venus". It shows how far the High Renaissance has come from the Early Renaissance.

Title: The Last Judgement
Artist: Michelangelo
This painting shows the transition of the style of the High Renaissance moving into naturalism.

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Title: Arnolfini Wedding Portrait
Artist: John Van Eyck
This painting has symbolism, lots of tiny details, and good perspective.

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Title: Peasant Wedding
Artist: Peter Brueghel
Instead of painting nobles, Brueghel preferred to paint about the lives of the common people.

Title: Adam and Eve
Artist: Albrecht Durer
This painting shows the ideal man and woman, similar to the ideas of the classical times.

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Title: Henry VIII
Artist: Hans Holbein
Holbein showed in his portraits the people exactly as they looked like, not changing their features.

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