Architect of the Renaissance
Died: March 11, 1514 in Rome, Italy
HIS LIFE and LIFESTYLE
Bramante was an architect who worked with many other great innovators of the Renaissance. He was known for his Roman buildings in High Renaissance style.
He was patroned by the Sforza family.
Bramante's Connection to the 'isms.
HUMANISM- Donato Bramante was a great architect who greatly represented humanistic ideas. The classic culture that he brought back from Roman influence greatly showed in his works.
CAPITALISM- Donato Bramante was a great architect who also greatly represented capitalistic ideas. The great contemplations that he made greatly manifested the power of the papacy and its religion's ideas.(He was the papal architect.)
The New Basilica of Saint Peter
Bramante began drafting designs and blueprints of this Basilica in 1506.
It is located in Vatican City near Rome, Italy.
The St. Peters Basilica is a great example of Renaissance architecture due to it's Roman columns, large dome, accurate details, arches, and repeating modules, all of which highly represent the innovations of this time period.
St. Peter's Connection to an 'ism.
Cruyl, Lievin. St. Peters and the Castel SantAngelo. 1665 - 1667. Fine Arts Museums of San ______Francisco, San Francisco.
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