ITALIAN HIGH RENAISSANCE ART

Mid 1400s - Early 1500s


Paolo Uccello
(1397-1475)
 

Paollo Uccello – The Battle of San Romano (1456-1460) oil on panel
London, National Gallery


Fra Filippo Lippi
(1406 -1469)
 

Fra Filippo Lippi – Madonna and Child (1452) Oil on panel
Florence, Palazzo Pitti


Piero della Francesca
(1412 -1492)
 

Pierro della Francesca – The Flagellation of Christ (c. 1459) oil on panel
Urbino, Galleria Nazionale delle Marche


Giovanni Bellini
(1430 -1516)
 

Giovanni Bellini – Virgin and Child (c. 1487) oil on panel
Bergamo, Accademia Carrara


Andrea Mantegna
(c. 1431 -1506)
 

Andrea Mantegna – The Family of Lodovico II Gonzaga and His Court (1473) fresco
Mantua, Ducal Palace


Andrea del Verrocchio
(c. 1435 -1488)
 

Equestrian statue of the condottiere Bartolommeo Colleoni
designed by Andrea del Verrocchio 1481-1486; cast by Alexxandro Leopardi (ca. 1490-1495)
Venice, Campo di SS. Giovanni e Paolo


Sandro Botticelli
(c. 1445 -1510)
 

Sandro Botticelli – Spring (c. 1470) tempera on panel
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

Sandro Botticelli – Primavera (detail) (c. 1477-1478) panel
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

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Domenico Ghirlandaio
(1449 -1494)
 

Domenico Ghirlandaio - The birth of the Virgin (c. 1485)
Florence, Cappella Tonabuoni, Santa Maria Novella

Domenico Ghirlandaio - The birth of John the Baptist (c. 1485)
Florence, Cappella Tonabuoni, Santa Maria Novella

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Leonardo da Vinci
(1452 -1519)
 

Leonardo da Vinci – Last Supper (1495-98)
fresco on the walls of the refrectory of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan

Leonardo da Vinci – Mona Lisa (La Gioconda) (1503-1506) oil on panel
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Leonardo da Vinci – Madonna and Child with Saint Anne  (c. 1510) oil on panel
Paris, Musée du Louvre

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Raphael Sanzio
(1483 -1520)
 

Raphael Sanzio – Portrait of Agnolo Doni (1505-1506) oil on panel
Florence, Palazzo Pitti

Raphael - The School of Athens
Wikipedia - "Raphael"

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Michelangelo Buonarroti
(1475 -1564)
 

Michelangelo Buonarroti  – The Sistine Chapel
Wikipedia - "Michelangelo"

Michelangelo Buonarroti  – David (1501-1504) marble
from the Palazzo Vecchio, Galleria dell'Accademia

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Giorgione (Giorgio da Castelfranco)
(c. 1477 -1510)

Giorgione (Giorgio da Castelfranco) – The Tempest (c. 1508) oil on canvas
Venice, Galleria dell'Accademia

Giorgione – Pastoral Concert (c. 1510) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre


Andrea del Sarto
1486 -1530)

Andrea del Sarto – Madonna of the Harpies (c. 1510) oil on panel
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

Andrea del Sarto – Disputation on the Trinity (1517)
Florence, Palazzo Pitti

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Titian (Tiziano Vecelli)
(c. 1490 -1576)
 

Titian (Tiziano Vecelli) – The Venus of Urbino (c. 1538) oil on canvas
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

Titian (Tiziano Vecelli) – King Francis I and Sultan Suleiman the Magnificient
Depicting their Franco-Ottoman alliance. Both were separately painted by Titian circa 1530
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

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Italian High Renaissance Architecture
 

Anonymous – The Ideal City (c. 1470) oil on panel
Urbino, Galleria Nazionale delle Marche


Michelozzo di Bartolommeo – Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence (1445-1460)

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Leon Battista Alberti – Sant' Andrea, Mantua (1470-1476)
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Simone del Pollaiolo – Salone dei Cinquecento (Grand Hall of the 500) - Palazzo Vecchio, Florence
constructed in 1494 on commission of Savonarola
photo by Eusebius (Guillaume Piolle)
Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

Simone del Pollaiolo – Palazzo Strozzi (completed in 1504)

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Giuliano da San Gallo – Villa Poggio, Caiano, Tuscany
constructed for Lorenzo de' Medici, 1480-1485
Frankfurt, Städelisches Kunstinstitut

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Donato Bramante – Il Tempietto, San Pietro in Montorio, Rome (1502)

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The Palazzo Davanzati – a typical home of the Florentine elite

The Palazzo Davanzati – entry hall

The Palazzo Davanzati – staircase in the inner court

The Palazzo Davanzati – the second floor grand salon (overlooking the street)

The Palazzo Davanzati – the Room of the Parrots

The Palazzo Davanzati – the upper-floor kitchen
(located there to keep smoke and odors out of the house)

The Palazzo Davanzati – one of the bedrooms at the rear of the house

The Palazzo Davanzati – another bedroom

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Miles H. Hodges - 2014