During the dates 1475-1564 there were many famous painters working all around the world. One of which was Michelangelo. He painted and sculpted many famous items that are still talked about today. Michelangelo led a very buisy life, as of which you will be reading about today. Michelangelo was born in 1475 in a small village of Caprese near Arezzo At the age of 13 michelangelo’s father Ludovico Buonarroti placed michelangelo in the workshop of the painter Domenico Ghirlandaio through connections with the ruling Medici family.
Raphael’s father, Giovanni Santi, was a painter for the Duke of Urbino, Federigo da Montefeltro. Giovanni taught his young son Raphael basic painting techniques and exposed him to the principles of humanistic philosophy at the Duke of Urbino’s court. In 1494, when Raphael was just 11 years old, Giovanni died. Raphael then took over the daunting task of managing his father’s workshop. His success in this role quickly surpassed his father’s.
But throughout his early years, Lorenzo considered himself Bartolo’s son, and it was Bartolo who trained the boy as a goldsmith. It was reported in the autobiographical part of his writings that Ghiberti also received training as a painter during these times, he left Florence in 1400 with a painter to work in the town of Pesaro for its ruler, Sigismondo Malatesta. In 1401 Ghiberti quickly returned to his home city once he heard of a competition being held for the commission to make a pair of bronze doors for the Baptistery of the cathedral of Florence. Six other artists and himself were given the task of representing the biblical scene of Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac in a bronze relief of quatrefoil shape, following the tradition of the first set of doors produced by Andrea Pisano. Ghiberti was chos... ... middle of paper ... ...ree from the background.
The Life of Raphael Raphael was born April 26th, 1483 in Urbino Italy. Urbino was a cultural city and a supporter of the arts. His father was Giovanni Santi; an artist for the duke of Urbino. Giovanni taught Raph... ... middle of paper ... ... realism and uniqueness share the ideas of humanism and individualism that still follow us today. His techniques were studied by vast numbers of artist during and after his time.
Raphael Sanzio was born on April 6, 1843 in the town of Urbino, Italy. He was a painter during the high Renaissance period. His artwork commonly organized into three phases, his early career, the Florentine Period, and his final years in which he produced his best work. Raphael’s family was full of artists. His father was a court painter to the Duke of Urbino, Federico Iii da Montefeltro.
In 1470, he already had his own workshop where he developed his own personal style. A fabulous management of lines, a sense of melancholy and the incorporation of Neo-Platonism characterized Botticelli’s artistic style through out his whole career, which brought him recognition and fame. Like many other artists, Botticelli worked for the Medici Family, for whom he painted portraits and other pieces of art such as the “Adoration of the Magi”. Sandro Botticelli’s paintings during the Early Renaissance and humanist period were, indeed, significant as he introduced new concepts and ideas to the movement. Botticelli lived during the transition from the Early Renaissance to the High Renaissance period.
At the same time Raphael arrived in Florence, the other great painters of time, Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci were the popular painters of the city. Because of the competitive environment of Florence, Raphael adopted many new painting techniques such as shading, anatomy, and frozen action. Both Michelangelo and Da Vinci’s styles influenced Raphael while he was in Florence. Raphael’s energetic paintings with softness and balance such as the "Small Cauper Madonna", were influenced directly from Michelangelo. While Raphael was in Florence, Duke Guidobaldo employed him to paint a painting for King Henry VII of England.
Donatello was educated in the house of the Martelli family, one of the wealthiest Florentine families at that time. It is said that he received his early artistic training in a goldsmith’s workshop, then went on to work shortly in the studio of the well known artist Lorenzo Ghiberti. Before he was 20, he was receiving commissions for his work. "Donatello Biography." Bio.com.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola was an Italian humanist, philosopher, scholar, Neo-Platonist and writer whose main passion was the reconciliation of philosophy and religion. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola was born on the 24th of February 1463 to a wealthy and illustrious family and died on the 17th of November 1494. Being the youngest son of three boys, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola was mostly outlived by his elder brothers who took on presumably significant roles; his brother Antonio became an imperial army general while Galeotto 1 continued their father’s dynasty. Leaving behind his share of ancestral wealth and principality, he went on to become one of the world’s respected writers after fully devoting himself to studying theology and philosophy (Mirandola, Mirandola, Rigg and More, 1890). This essay discusses the life of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola; his strive towards success and contributions to the Italian renaissance.
Giovanni died when Raphael was just 11 years old. He took over his father’s workshop and it became his own. Raphael was known as the most famous painter in town. When he was a teenager he was positioned to paint for the Church of Nicola in Castello. In 1500, Perugino, another famous painter invited Raphael to be his apprentice in Pergina.