Good compilations of primary documents are found in creighton gilbert’s, italian art 1400–1500: sources and documents (englewood cliffs, nj: prentice hall, 1980 and carol m richardson’s, renaissance art reconsidered: an anthology of primary sources (oxford: wiley-blackwell, 2006. In the early 1400's a new movement in art and literature began in italy this movement was known as the renaissance it spread all over europe, and its influence has been felt to this day the spirit of the renaissance affected not just the arts but all phases of life.
High renaissance art, which flourished for about 35 years, from the early 1490s to 1527, when rome was sacked by imperial troops, revolved around three towering figures: leonardo da vinci (1452–1519), michelangelo (1475–1564), and raphael (1483–1520.
- the renaissance renaissance is the period of european history that saw a renewed interest in the arts the renaissance began in 14th-century italy and spread to the rest of europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. The renaissance: 1500 - 1750 ad topics: the renaissance in europe . The renaissance (1400-1520 ad) in 1452 ad, a genius named leonardo da vinci was born in a small town called vinci he was the illegitimate son of a local lawyer.
C 1400: majolica, or tin-glazed earthenware, reaches italy from majorca and thus gets its name perspective fascinates italian renaissance painters after the publication of alberti's treatise on the subject, de pictura 1520: luther's writings are burnt in rome by order of the pope go to luther, martin (1483–1546).
The renaissance (1400 ad-1750 ad) background information renaissance -- rebirth had a secular (worldly) viewpoint italy was center society: three social classes (clergy, nobility, and peasants) humanists-- studied grammar, poetry, moral philosophy, and history believed education could change human beings. A stroll through the epochs — renaissance architecture (15th – 17th century ad) june 4, 2014 / 2 comments / in architecture , savoir vivre / by daniel gerson welcome to the third article in our series: architecture – a stroll through the epochs.