Italian and Northern Renaissance

"Art is never finished, only abandoned" - Leonardo Da Vinci

Main Ideas

Dates: Italian: Started around 1350 to 1550 A.D.   Northern: 1400 to 1600 A.D. Italian Renaissance art and Northern Renaissance art was made from new ideas and techniques. People started sculpting, painting, and drawing the human body, space, and the laws of proportion for architexture. Artists of this Time Period: 1) Jan Van Eyck 2) Quentin Massys 3) Boccaccio 4) Donatello 5) Leonardo Da Vinci 6) Raphael 7) Bellini 8) Lucas Cranach 9) Pelrarch 10)and Michelangelo, including many more. Italian and Northern Renaissance Art started in the city states of Italy but soon spread across to Northern Europe. Many pieces of art in this time period were portraits of people. Also, most of them were done for religious purposes.

3 Facts About This Time Period

1: Since astronomy was very big during the Italian Renaissance period, many pieces of artwork had to do with space. 2: More realistic paintings of the human body started appearing during this time period. 3: Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo were big rivals during this time - they often got into arguments over who was the better artist.

Examples of Art