History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

Timeline created by Altus Students
  • -800 BCE

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    PREHISTORY
    It includes details of the earliest civilization and features countless examples of Stone Age art, such as petroglyphs (rock engravings), cupules (cup-shaped scourings), cave painting and famous venus figurines. Also includes dates of ancient art from Egyptian (c.2500 BCE), Minoan (c.2000 BCE) and Mycenean (c.1000 BCE) civilizations, and charts the rise in religious art. For a synopsis of the earliest painting and sculpture, see: Oldest Stone Age Art: Earliest 100 Artworks.
  • -700 BCE

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    Oils (walnut, linseed) first used for oil-resin varnishes, and for painting on stone & glass.
  • -535 BCE

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    High point of Greek black-figure style of ceramic pottery. Soon followed by red-figure.
    Democracy in Athens. Celtic La Tène art style begins. Roman Republic starts.
  • -500 BCE

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    Beginning of Medieval art (c.450-1450). Also the start of Byzantine art. Panel painting, Orthodox icon painting and mosaic art flourish.
  • -450 BCE

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    Famous Greek bronze sculpture: Discus Thrower (by Myron).
  • -447 BCE

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    Construction of the Parthenon begins. Finished 432.
  • -323 BCE

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    Death of Alexander the Great. Beginning of Hellenistic art (c.323-30 BCE)
  • -206 BCE

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    Start of Chinese Han Dynasty art which produced the first Chinese porcelain. Beginning of the cave art at Ajanta, India - see Classical Indian Painting (up to 1150 CE).
  • 1400

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    Era of Romanticism in art, encouraged by the heroic ideals of the French Revolution. French Romantics led by Eugene Delacroix. Other leading artists included William Blake, Caspar David Friedrich, JMW Turner, Thomas Cole and John Constable.
  • 1508

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez

    History of Drawing by Anielia lopez
    Michelangelo paints the Genesis Old Testament Sistine Chapel frescoes.