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This is the first freestanding nude male sculpture since classical times.
Title: Doors of Baptistry (Gates of Paradise)
Artist: Lorenzo Ghiberti
These paintings were naturalistic and contained good perspective.
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: St. Peter's Dome
The design of this dome is based on classical styles.
Title: School of Athens
Showing Aristotle and Plato, this painting honors the great thinkers of the classical past.
Title: Venus of Urbino
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
This painting shows the transition of the style of the High Renaissance moving into naturalism.
Title: Arnolfini Wedding Portrait
Artist: John Van Eyck
This painting has symbolism, lots of tiny details, and good perspective.
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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