Essays Tagged: "Sienese School"

Simone Martini

Simone MartiniSimone Martini was an Italian painter and a master of the Sienese school. He was active during the 13th and the 14th centuries and is thought of to be a pupil ... d not to the fresco)" (Kren). This painting, depicts Guidoriccio on the scene of battle leading the Sienese troops after having reconquered the rebellious Caste of Montemassi in 1228-1230, verifies a ... ated background (110). The Annunciation is still considered one of the greatest achievements of the Sienese school and successfully captures the expressive emotions of the moment.Simone's final years ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Rucellai Madonna, Duccio

pported the Pope, while Siena represented the Ghibellines, who supported the Holy Roman Empire. The Sienese reached the peak of political success on September 4, 1260, when their army crushed the Flor ... ter Siena itself turned Guelf. But Siena could still compete with Florence on an artistic level.The Sienese school was the only school that could compete with the Florentine school. Duccio is the grea ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays