the renaissance

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renaissance
the rebirth
humanism
the belief that latin and greek classics held all lessons needed for one to live a moral and complete life, dante alighieri
perspective
artistic term that means artists could represent three different planes throughout an artwork on a flat surface
castiglione
secular humanist who wrote the courtier -> told how a perfect renaissance gentleman should be
leonardo da vinci
famous artist, writer, architect, inventor, engineer, mathematician, musician, philosopher. "mona lisa"
michelangelo
famous sculptor, david -> 13 foot marble statue, painting on the ceiling of the sistine chapel -> biblical and christ-like figures
raphael sanzio
painter and architect, fresco -> painting over wet plaster (on a wall), most famous work -> school of athens
botticelli
italian painter -> "birth of venus"
johannes gutenburg
german inventor and printor, invented movable type (printing press?), first publication -> bible
albrecht durer
german artist, painted in oils and carved wood, fabric, other materials