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    Potiphar's Wife: Joseph's First Love Potiphar’s wife as seen through the eyes of Guido Reni comes to life with her soft looking skin and tender face as she stares longingly up at Joseph. Then her figure falls back into the painting as her pale flesh tones coupled with swirling velvet garments around her body create a surreal setting. She is at once real and unreal. Her features are relaxed, but her intentions are aggressive. Potiphar’s wife embodies the mystery Reni saw in women, capable of being

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    The Basilica of San Marco

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    History of St. Mark’s Basilica First established in 828 to hold the stolen remains of St. Mark, the Basilica of San Marco stands, in the Piazza of San Marco, Venice, today as one of the the prime examples of early Byzantine architecture. After a fire destroyed most of the church’s structure in 976, the quaint church that stood at the site was restored quickly over a two year period, but was then later commissioned by Doge Domenico Contarini to be re-reconstructed in 1063, by a Greek architect whose

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    Michelangelo Di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born on the 6th of March 1475. He was a renaissance character, who influenced artists back in the middle age and in the modern day. He was a sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. Michelangelo was considered to be the greatest living artist during his lifetime. A number of Michelangelo’s works of paintings, sculptors and architectures were ranked among the

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    The life of Michelangelo

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    of other painters. He shocked and enraged his father when he told him he wanted to become a painter. His father told him he was not going to amount to anything if pursued the arts. At the age of 13, Michelangelo was sent to the workshop of painter Domenico Ghirlandaio through connections of the Medici family. About one year later, he studied at the sculpture school in the Medici gardens. Shortly after that, he was invited into the household of Lorenzo de’ Medici, where he had an opportunity to talk

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    Michelangelo

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    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. About two years later michelangelo studied at the sculpture school in the Medici gardens. Shortly thereafter he was invited into the household of the Magnincent, Lorenzo de’Medici. Where

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    Michelangelo

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    DaVinci were considered to be the two greatest figures of this highly artistic movement. Michelangelo was a highly versatile artist and was involved in sculpting, architecture, painting, and even poetry. .At the age of 13, he was apprenticed to Domenico Ghirlandaio, who at the time was painting a chapel in the church of Santa Maria Novella in Florence. Here, the young Michelangelo learned the technique of fresco (painting on fresh plaster before it dries); He would use this technique many years

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    Michelangelo

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    Michelangelo decided he wanted to become an artist. When he turned thirteen, he agreed to apprentice in the workshop of Domenico Ghirlandaio. After one year of learning the art of fresco, he went on to study at the sculpture school at the Medici gardens. They saw his talent and he was invited into the household of Lorenzo the Magnificent. During the years that he spent in the Garden of San Marco, Michelangelo began to study human anatomy. He would perform autopsies on the corpses and study the muscles

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    This is not about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. Between Leonardo (1452-1519) and Raphael (1483-1520) . This is “father and master of all the arts”. The “renaissance man”. A synonym to the “best of the Italian renaissance. The sculptor, architect, painter, and poet. This is the influence of Raphael. Competitor of Leonardo da Vinci. Son of Leonardo di Buonarrota Simoni and Francesca Neri. Brother to five. This is about Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni. The thing about Michelangelo is

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    Religious and Artistic Sites of Venice

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    (1518-1594), and Tiepolo (1696-1770), dominate the religious and artistic sites found in the island city of Venice. The city is divided into six districts. Each contains historical sites, however, the most notable are located in the districts of San Marco, San Polo, and Dorsoduro that border the Grand Canal. The artistic and religious sites of Venice are appreciated as part of the island?s historical past, as well as infused in its everyday present. One symbol of the importance of art in Venetian life

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    paper will focus primarily on his architectural achievements. Michelangelo grew up in Florence, which was considered a major artistic center of the early Renaissance. His life as an artist began at the young age of 13 under the apprenticeship of Domenico Ghirlandaio, learning the art of fresco. Shattering expectations and proving his excellence, by the age of 16 he had produced two sculptures - Battle of the Centaurs and Madonna of the Stairs. Although he considered himself a sculptor producing magnificent

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