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World Art- Art History


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Albrecht Durer
Famous Northern Renaissance artist, he often used woodcutting along with Italian Renaissance techniques like proportion, perspective and modeling. (Knight Death, and Devil; Four Apostles)
(1475-1564) An Italian sculptor, painter, poet, engineer, and architect. Famous works include the mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and the sculpture of the biblical character David.
Giotto di Bondone
Renaissance artists with dramatic gestures, biblical and realistic paintings. Introduced fresco- wait plaster as a base of a painting
Jan van Eyck
Dutch painter who focused on landscapes and everyday life, SUPER REALISTIC, master oil painter
Sandro Botticelli
(1445-1510) A painter who embodied platonist ideas, used color, made many paintings on an allegorical level. on aesthetic path. more concerned with grace and elegance, works: birth of Venus
Heironymus Bosch
What painter created bizarre scenes of monsters and destruction? Religious concepts and narratives in his work. Witnessed mass fire at 13
Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, engineer, musician, and scientist. The most versatile genius of the Renaissance, filled notebooks with engineering and scientific observations that were in some cases centuries ahead of their time. As a painter is best known for The Last Supper (c. 1495) and Mona Lisa (c. 1503). Invented sfumato- dream like
Vietnam high renaissance artist, known for glowing colors such as red or yellow. He was very famous for portraits and liked to Photoshop people
(1483-1520) Italian Renaissance painter; he painted frescos, his most famous being The School of Athens.
Hans Holbein the Younger
German Painter noted for his portraits and religious paintings. Anamorphisis- reflective cylinder. Graphic painter, painting of girls cutting dudes head off
first painter of Baroque period, he depicted highly emotional scenes, and used sharp dark/light contrasts to create drama, killed someone, chiaroscuro- contrast light and shadow
Diego Velazquez
This artist was the artist of Philip IV's court in the 17th century. He is known for his realistic portraits of the royal family in Spain's Golden Age. Religious painter, used Caravaggio's style
Dutch painter, who painted portraits of wealthy middle-class merchants and used sharp contrasts of light and shadow to draw attention to his focus, printmaker, dramatic style, lots of deaths in his life, students work and his get messed up
Jan Vermeer
Dutch painter renowned for his use of light and painted everyday scenes (1632-1675), a girl with a. Pearl earring, quiet paintings,
Jean-Antoine Watteau
French artist who suffered from consumption rococo movement melancholy theme and admired Italian clowns he was a perfectionist and would often redo his paintings
Thomas Gainsborough
(1727-1788) was one of the first great landscape artists of his time, and was recognized for painting every section of his works himself—unusual in the art field of that period. Pictured here are The Blue Boy and The Honorable Mrs. Graham. Would paint portraits with landscapes in the back
Francisco de Goya
Spanish painter and printmaker, one of the first to create works of ordinary people. He was stubborn in a rule breaker and he became deaf
Jacues Louis David
French painter inspired by ancient art starved himself during depression and died in an accident controversial political works