Cramer.Katie Shermenti.Renaissance

  • Mar 4, 1276


    He was a magnificent early early realist painter. His work looks so real once a observor had to brush his work off.
  • Mar 4, 1300

    movement in Italy

    A movement began in Italy. This would alter how Europeans viewed themselves and their world.
  • Mar 4, 1401


    He used light and shadows to create a powerful sense of depth in his paintings. His work showed outstanding depth and contributed a lot to the Renaissance work.
  • Mar 6, 1450

    Johannes Gutenberg

    Johannes Gutenberg
    Scholars believe that in 1450, Johannes Gutenberg of Mainz, Germany, became the first European to use moveanble type to print books. Gutenberg used his printing press to print copies of the Bible.
  • Mar 4, 1452

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci
    He was a man of many talents. His studies in anatomy helped him draw realistic human figures.
  • Mar 6, 1466

    Desiderius Erasmus

    He was the most influential hunanist of northern Europe. His most famous book was entitled The Praise of Folly.
  • Mar 4, 1475


    He was a brilliant painter. His sculptures of biblical figures such as David also continue to be admired.
  • Mar 4, 1483


    He became so popular in Florence that the pope hired him to help beautify the Vatican. He is also known for his madonnas, paintings of the Virgin Mary.
  • Mar 4, 1513


    He wrote the essay the Prince. he sought to describe government not in terms of lofty ideals but in the way it actually worked.
  • Mar 4, 1528


    He published what is probably the most famous book of the Renaissance. The book of Courtier, the setting is at the court at Urbino.