The Renaissance art
Renaissance architecture,sculpture and painting.
1.Plateresque style: (1500-1530) Its name comes from "work of a silversmith"
Inside-- Gothic forms are kept
Outside-- Incorporated Renaissance decorative motifs(coats of arms,medallions,pinnacles)
Examples: Facades of the University of Salamanca & Convent of San Marcos(Leon)
·Adopted to Renaissance elements in the building structure.
·Has enlarged decorative elements.
Examples: Palace of Charles I in Granada, Palace of Monterrey in Salamanca and the facade of the University in Alcala de Henares.
·Characteristics: simple structures,slate roofs,bare decoration
Examples: Monastery of El Escorial
-made of painted wood
-most themes are religious
-statues were used for altarpieces and chapels
Examples of sculptors:
-Alonso Berruguete: Sacrifice of Isaac
-Juan de Juni: Entombment of Christ,Virgin of Anguish
Examples of Spanish painters:
Juan de Juanes
Luis de Morales
Domenico Theotocopuli (EL GRECO):
-Personal and unique works.
-He drew elongated figures with complicated postures
-Illuminated paintings with strong,bright and unreal light.
-Peculiar colours with different shades : blues,greys,greens,violets and oranges.
-Religious themes(inspired in ideas of the Catholic Counter-Reformation)
-The Martyrdom of St. Maurice(1580)
-The Burial of the Count of Orgaz(1588)
-The Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest