Essays Tagged: "Italian Renaissance"

Michelangelo Buonarroti

smalltown called Caprese, in Tuscany, Italy. Michelangelo was one of the mostfamous artists of the Italian Renaissance. According to Charles de TolnayMichelangelo's three greatest works of his later ... Pope became a vicious cycle(Liebert152).Michelangelo was one of the most recognized artists of the ItalianRenaissance. He was a great sculptor, painter, writer, and poet. He was atrue Renaissance man ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Analysis of Robert Brownings The Last Duchess. Provides a roughly line by line anaylsis of the poem. A good essay, needs little revision.

ring words of this dramatic monologue My Last Duchess.The setting of this poem is presumably in the Italian Renaissance period, specifically, the grand staircase in the palace of the Duke of Ferrara. ...

(5 pages) 183 1 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Renaissance This essay is about if women had a renaissance and how they did this. In addition, the essay elaborates, on what kinds of aspects of the renaissance did the women partake in....

ad of visual examples and social pressures, and it offers especially rich material for the study of Italian Renaissance female roles and women's transgressions of them.One role that was rarely encoura ... hether by social pressure, lack of independence, or manipulation of image and meaning. Women in the Italian Renaissance were restricted so that their undisciplined and tempting bodies did not threaten ...

(3 pages) 159 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Piero Della Francesca- this is about 360 words long and gives an overview of his career as an artist.

Piero Della Francesca was an early Italian renaissance artist with an individualstyle and perspective that linked geometry and art toge ...

(1 pages) 71 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Essay on the "Birth of Venus" a painting by Sandro Botticelli in the Early Renaissance

Birth of VenusIn the time of Sandro Botticelli's painting of Birth of Venus, the Italian Renaissance had begun; Italians were intrigued with the classical Greek and Roman mythology ...

(4 pages) 242 0 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Michaelangelo vs. Leonardo.

d Caterina. In 1469, by the age of 17, his father sent him to study in the workshop of a well-known Italian Renaissance master named Andrea del Verrocchio. He remained there until 1476 and Leonardo ha ... y one of the most inspired creators in the history of art and one of the contributory forces to the Italian High Renaissance (Slate).Michelangelo, born in the sixteenth century, was possibly one of th ...

(9 pages) 155 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Robert Browning's poem, "My Last Duchess"

ved in the 16th century. This is an important part of the poem because it is during the time of the Italian Renaissance, which to Browning as well as the Pre-Raphaelites, held a particular fascination ...

(6 pages) 162 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Michelangelo Buonartti.

as well as a poet. He was also one of the most famous people of his time and a great leader of the Italian Renaissance; a period marked by a rebirth of interest in the art and learning of ancient Gre ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Lorenzo de Medici, and Pope Julius II.

Famous Figures of the Italian RenaissanceThere were many famous figures of the Italian Renaissance. During the Renaissance ... dividuals, probably more than anyone else, contributed to the great works of art created during the Italian Renaissance.Leonard da Vinci was born in the Italian town of Vinci in 1452. As a teenager, h ...

(2 pages) 82 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Emergence of Modernism.

that artists and styles can be classified under. One large distinguishable movement was that of the Italian Renaissance. The Renaissance is categorised as the period between c. 1450 and c.1600. This p ...

(6 pages) 153 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Renaissance.

colors, thus demonstrating the deep concern for naturalism in the society. Other artists during the Italian Renaissance period such as Giovanni Bellini began to express their art through secular and r ... onna and Child with Saints that demonstrated ideas of simplicity, unity, and believability. Another Italian artist, Giotto, used the idea of realism in which a face was given a characteristics and col ...

(4 pages) 165 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Machiavelli's "The Prince".

Part AThe Italian Renaissance (14th,15th,16th centuries) was a new prosperous period of time during which a ne ...

(11 pages) 124 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Summary of the Brook Museum Tour

13th century to the most recent art works of modern artists. The Brooks Museum embraces the art of Italian Renaissance and Baroque works from the most famous artists such as Girolamo Romanio, Sebasti ... Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine, done by Girolamo Romanio caught my eyes. The painting is large in Italian style. Behind this beautiful painting is a great story. St. Catherine was a daughter of an a ...

(5 pages) 99 1 2.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The "Genius" - Leonardo Da Vinci

In the latter stages of the fifteenth century, Leonardo da Vinci, as a part of the Italian Renaissance, used his innovative ideas to further science and art. This insight revolutioniz ... painting. He tutored his students on how to portray their emotions and thoughts through paintings. "Italian Renaissance art enjoyed a prestige that cannot be matched by any other artistic epoch" (Reti ... ched by any other artistic epoch" (Reti, 22). Leonardo da Vinci was one of the great artists of the Italian Renaissance. "The most important thing that happened during the Italian Renaissance was the ...

(4 pages) 162 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

My last duchess (analysis)

My Last Duchess" is a dramatic monologue, which takes place in the Italian renaissance and the persona in this poem is Alfonso II, duke of Ferrera. The incidents take ...

(3 pages) 141 2 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

What exactly was the reaissance period?

renaissance period??RENAISSANCE, coming form the Latin word, rinascere, meaning, to be "reborn".The Italian renaissance is what historians call "the beginning of the modern world", in an art sense.Thi ... he pope out of Rome "loosely" ran these cities.It wasn't till the mid 1300's early 1400's that many italian cities came under the rule of one particular family, the Visconti and later the Sforza famil ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Nicola Machiavelli- The author and his times. (background Notes)

ELLI'S LIFELiving from 1469 to 1527, Niccolo Machiavelli saw what we now consider the height of the Italian Renaissance- a period that produced some of Italy's greatest achievements in the arts and sc ... reat name."(See Illustration.)One of Machiavelli's reasons for writing The Prince was to provide an Italian ruler with the skills necessary to unite the fragmented peninsula against foreign domination ...

(121 pages) 420 1 2.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Italian Renaissance

The Italian RenaissanceThe Italian Renaissance, a time of artwork, a time of prosperity, a time of innov ...

(1 pages) 52 2 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reformation and Scientific Revolution

d History Connections To Today" textbook is defined as an intellectual movement at the heart of the Italian Renaissance that focused on worldly subjects rather than on religious issues. Humanist schol ... Greeks and Romans would help them to understand their time. A few subjects that were studied by the Italian humanists were grammar, rhetoric poetry. These subjects were known as "Studia Humanitas." In ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Questions and answers to T.S Eliot's Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock

1906, was accepted into the literary circles, where he favoured 16th- and 17th-century poetry, the Italian Renaissance (particularly Dante), Eastern religion, and philosophy. The greatest influence o ...

(7 pages) 92 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays