Chapter Seventeen

By Sheryl
  • Period: Jan 1, 1400 to

    Chapter 17

  • Jan 1, 1420

    Felippo Brunelleschi

    (1377-1446) Formulates first laws of linear perspective and wins a civic competition for the Florence Cathedral Dome
  • Jan 1, 1426

    Tommaso Guidi (Masccio)

    (1401-1428) Using the new perspective of vanishing point, painted Trinity with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist, and Donors for the churches at Florence.
  • Jan 1, 1433

    Jan Van Eyck

    (1370-1441) Realistic representation of portraiture, using thin transparent glazes of pigments and linseed oil to recreate effects of natural light achieved a high degree of realism. Painted the Man in Turban, thought to be a self-portrait
  • Jan 1, 1435


    (1386-1466) Created the first free-standing ,life-sized nude sculpture of the biblical hero David
  • Jan 1, 1442

    Lorenzo Ghiberti

    (1378-1455) Competed with Brunelleschi and won the civic competition to create "The Gates of Paradise" the 18'6" gilt-broze doors of the Florentine Baptistry
  • Jan 1, 1446

    Leon Battista Alberti

    (1404-1474) A designer who created the model for Renaissance architecture
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Andrea del Verrocchio

    (1435-1488) Medici court sculptor and friend to Lorenzo. Verrocchio paid close attention to details of bulging muscles and anatomical details in his works.
  • Jan 1, 1460

    Guglielmo Ebreo

    (1439-1482) Art of Dancing, a dance master taught the three forms of dance; the basse, the saltarello and the piva.
  • Jan 1, 1474

    Antonio Polloaiolo

    (1431-1498) Studies anatomy by dissecting human remains and creates the sculpture, Hercules and Antaeus
  • Jan 1, 1475

    Lucca Della Robbia

    (1400-1482) The Cantoria a set of eight marble relief panels commissioned by the Medici's for the music gallery at the cathedral in Florence. a student of antiquity and attributed to the depiction of cupid as a chubby baby,The movement in Lucca's work gave thought to music.
  • Jan 1, 1482

    Sandro Botticelli

    (1445-1510) Painted Birth of Venus, was one who included Neo Platonism in his work.
  • Jan 1, 1487

    Leonardo da Vinci

    (1451-1519) Pen and Ink drawing of Proportional Study of a Man in the Manner of Vitruvious. This artifact is but one of many Leonardo is famous for creating.
  • Jan 1, 1496

    Gentile Bellini

    (1429?-1507) One of Venice's leading artists painted Procession of the Reliquary of the Cross in Piazza San Marco
  • Jan 1, 1499

    Giorgio Barbarelli (Giorgione)

    (1477-1511) Began the painting Pastoral Concert. Was one of the greatest Venetian colorists.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Josquin des Prez

    (1440-1521) Earned international recognition as "the prince of music"
  • Jan 1, 1505

    Tiziano Vecelli (Titian)

    (1488-1576) Finished The Pastoral Concerrt by Giorgione and became the founder of the style known as "painterly".
  • Jan 1, 1510

    Michelangelo Buonarroti

    (1475-1564) Poet, painter, sculptor, architect, and engineer. Took four years to complete the Sistine Chapel.
  • Jan 1, 1520

    Raffaello Sanzio (Raphael)

    (1483-1520) A master painter who captured personality, thoughtful intelligence and self-confidence in his portraits.
  • Jan 1, 1550

    Roland de Lassus

    Wrote "Matona, mia cara" said to be one of the most delightful songs of the Renaissance
  • Jan 1, 1560

    Madalena Casulana

    (1540-1590) The first female composer of professional status who lived to see her own work published.