Essays Tagged: "frescoes"

MICHELANGELO and Religion

Michelangelo showing his religionMichelangelo painted frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and made a sculptor of David. Both the painting and t ... ligion aspect of the Sistine chapel is overwhelming. It pours out of every crack, from painted over frescoes to sculptures. On the ceiling ,as mentioned above, is painted three scenes of the creation ...

(10 pages) 308 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Ancient Greek Paintings

ng and diving painted by an unknown artist for a tomb at Paestum, Italy. The figures in the Paestum frescoes show skillful drawing and a developed understanding of human anatomy. The artist has drawn ... stantinople and Crimea but worked in Russia after about 1370. Although he produced large numbers of frescoes and wall paintings for churches and palaces, very little of his work remains. His only defi ...

(5 pages) 111 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Renaissance Art and Architecture (Robert Campin & Massacio).

re and the world.Masaccio was the first painter to employ both linear and aerial perspective in his frescoes (Saint Peter for the Brancacci Chapel in Florence's Church of Santa Maria del Carmine). In ...

(3 pages) 133 1 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The arts (painting, music, literature etc.) reveal the otherwise hidden ideas and impulses of a society.

gh which artist elaborate reality of the world, that cannot be seen through open eyes. Consider the frescoes of Fra Angelico and others monks and nuns of medieval period, who sought primarily through ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Ghirlandaio

nissanti Italy are said to house Ghirlandaio's earliest works and date from the early 1470's. These frescoes demonstrate the beginning of the artist's style. In one work, Ghirlandaio uses members of t ... landaio's first major commission was by the Chapel of Santa Fina in the Collegiata at San Gimignano frescoes on the life of St. Fina. These works, reminiscent of Fra Filippo Lippi, demonstrate Ghirlan ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Speech on Minoan Religion During the Bronze Age

nes, places of worship, ranging statues and art; more specifically their pottery, seals, murals and frescoes.This state resigns almost all conclusions to educated guesses, and on occasion radical unsu ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Masaccio, Donatello, and Brunelleschi - Renaissance Pioneers

ve and anatomy.Masaccio was a key Florentine painter of the early Renaissance whose great work, the frescoes in the Brancacci Chapel of the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence, remained infl ... of his greatest innovations, the use of light to define the human body and its draperies. In these frescoes, rather than bathing his scenes in flat uniform light that was common to most current paint ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Evidence for religion of the minoan.

Archaeological and architectural evidence, including frescoes, shrines, statues, pillars and column have contributed significantly to our understanding o ... tectural evidence such as the Aghia Triadha sarcophagus, cult furniture, seals, statues, skeletons, frescoes and pillars and columns.Bronze Age societies held a common belief that supernatural forces ... alled lustral basins/adytons, some serving as religious rooms. This is evident from small traces of frescoes in rooms in Aghia Triadha and Khania containing religious themes. The Little Palace contain ...

(5 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Paintings of Michelangelo.

In 1508, the pope asked Michelangelo to paint frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. Although Michelangelo had very little ... e ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. Although Michelangelo had very little experience of frescoes, he began work on the ceiling in 1508 and it took four years to complete. He erected scaffo ...

(1 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Masaccio and Campin, a comparison of Renaissance styles

cember 21, 1401. Masaccio was the first painter to employ both linear and aerial perspective in his frescoes (Saint Peter for the Brancacci Chapel in Florence's Church of Santa Maria del Carmine). In ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Michelangelo breif histroy

the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel, dates from 1536-1541--about 20 years after the famous ceiling frescoes were painted. The painting represents one of the earliest examples of mannerist art. This i ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Biography on the mexican artist Diego Rivera

ave had a profound effect on the international art world. He is credited with the reintroduction of frescoes to the modern art and architectural field. Rivera's tumultuous romance with the eminent art ... to this devoted artist, and would later become his second wife. From 1923 he began painting frescoes of the corridor walls of the Secretariat of Public Education building. These 124 murals gen ...

(9 pages) 63 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

This is a biography on the interesting and exciting life of the mexican artist, Diego Rivera.

ave had a profound effect on the international art world. He is credited with the reintroduction of frescoes to the modern art and architectural field. Rivera's tumultuous romance with the eminent art ... to this devoted artist, and would later become his second wife. From 1923 he began painting frescoes of the corridor walls of the Secretariat of Public Education building. These 124 murals gen ...

(8 pages) 61 1 3.9 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Rome

ckground of banquets, poetry readings, and plays.(Guittard, 1992) Other arts of the Romans included frescoes. To make these paintings last the test of time; walls were covered with three layers of coa ...

(3 pages) 569 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Untitled

ttp://www.infotoronto.com/mythnet/ Classical MythDiscover ancient images of gods and goddesses from frescoes, coins, and sculptures. Also provides mythological contexts.http://web.uvic.ca/grs/bowman/m ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

American Arts

ts a classic example of the naturalism of Cretan art of the period, and is one of the few surviving frescoes of the time depicting the human face (Higgins 95).This oneness with and reverence for natur ...

(1 pages) 576 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Papacy in Perugino’s The Gift of the Keys

the writing of art historian Carol Lewine, whom in her recent book discusses the fifteenth century frescoes of the Sistine Chapel (65-74). I will be following her identifications, and adding to them ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Four styles of Roman wall painting: Incrustation style; Architectural style; Ornate style; and Intricate style

cribed by Vitruvius' in De Architectura. He noted that wall paintings were interior wall designs as frescoes, which were executed using damp plaster (lime and sand mixed together). There must have bee ... , where the elaborate details of grotesques is clearly evident. In the kitchens or dining areas the frescoes represent the still life, for example still-life found in Herculaneum, depicts a bird and s ...

(6 pages) 5055 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

Art and Lesiure in Ancient Pompeii

eian culture, as art was integrated into daily life. Just from the countless amount of artworks and frescoes uncovered from the remains of Ancient Pompeii, Easily, we can assume that art was part of t ... nd"Hercules (Greek: Herakles)The legendary Roman god Hercules had several paintings, sculptures and frescoes devoted to him. A series of artworks of Hercules that were found at Herculaneum's basilica, ...

(4 pages) 1137 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers