These range from novels, poems, and even paintings. However, paintings were the most popular in the past centuries as noted with the works by Simone Martini, Lippo Memmi and Master/Cycle of Vyssi Brod…
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Overall, the painters act as the societal mirror with emphasis in interpretation of complex issues.
Vyssi Brod Cycle was a painting done by Master/Cycle of Vyssi Brod and is dated 1350. The 14th century was manifested with the urge to represent the Annunciation by several painters as observed in the above art showing an angel communicating to Virgin Mary. Master/Cycle of Vyssi Brod, an artist of German descent, use tempera on wood panel to smoothen the linen coating of his painting now located in the National Gallery in Prague (Janson & Janson 123).
This painting is called Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus and was done by two artists namely Lippo Memmi and Simone Martini. These were Italian Gothic artists fascinated with the Annunciation concept prompting them to complete the painting in 1333. On the other hand, they used gold on panel and Tempera to exquisitely paint the Cathedral of Siena as dedication to the patron saints of the city such as St. Ansanus and St. Victor. Therefore, because of its brilliant nature, the painting is presently located in Florence, Italy and mostly displayed at Uffizi Gallery. It means the Annunciation of this painting is determined by the entry of Archangel Gabriel into the house of Virgin Mary to bear the message of the son to be born called Jesus.
In terms of Annunciation, the two artists easily compare to original biblical text found in Luke 1:26-38. For example, Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus by Lippo Memmi and Simone Martini actually depict the moment Archangel Gabriel has descended from heaven to impart the good message of a son to be born. This is complimented by extras that include the background setting where Mary is seated in a holy place flanked by companions carrying crosses. Alternatively, the props that include the flower in Gabriel’s hand enable the two artists to elaborate the story because it is a representation of a gift (Janson & Janson 128). Additionally, the two
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The recognisable changes in architecture from Romanesque to Gothic, and Gothic to Renaissance styles are normally used to characterize the periods in arts in all media. This term Gothic was coined by classicizing Italian writers of the Renaissance, who attributed the invention (and what to them was the non-classical ugliness) of medieval architecture to the barbarian Gothic tribes that had destroyed the Roman Empire and its classical culture in the 5th century Ad1.
The author compares and contrasts specific examples from the Renaissance and other time periods that may have influenced it. He discusses in detail the main characteristic features of the Renaissance period, the most prominent artists who worked at that period and their famous creations, including paintings.
The term Renaissance is originally a French word whose literal meaning is rebirth, has been applied metaphorically to a wide variety of phenomena ranging from an experience in the life history of an individual to the characterization of a culture of an entire epoch.
Otherwise referred to as the Proto-renaissance, art that falls under this criterion started in a Northern closed society of the current state Italy, shortly after the twelfth century (Stokstad and Michael, 2009, p. 49). Art from this era did not originally stand for an uncultivated deviation from any other medieval art.
This is the subject discussed in this paper, in particular the distinguishing features of two great or contrasting styles of art expression manifested in the sculptures of their different time periods. A focus of this paper is the Baroque style of sculptures as contrasted with those earlier Renaissance type. A clear way to notice differences is the statue of David.
on the Classical features of antiquity, but contributed towards the evolution of that cultural identity following the modern influence occasioned by new discoveries in scientific knowledge. Renaissance art enriched with humanist ideologies of the period extended across Europe,
It is for its popularity that many have continuously sought to unravel the mysteries behind it. The questions to be answered include why it was erected, when, for what reasons and who actually did the work.
The sculpture was first discovered in