16th-18th Century World Cultures

Week Two (Chapter 16)

Renaissance: setting

comparison of cities: Rome, Genoa/Venice, Milan, Florence

Florence

patronage of arts and letters:
Vasari
Rome
Milan
Venice
Ravenna

humanism
(from chart on page 408)

influences                             letters                           arts

early humanists                     Petrarch                    Giotto
(1325-1375)
                                                   Boccaccio

civic humanists                           Bruni                          Masaccio
(1375-1460)
                                                    Vergerio                   Ghiberti

                                                     Christine de Pizan  Donatello

Neoplanonists                              Ficino                           Botticelli
(1460-1576)
Machiavelli                              Pico                           Leonardo

Guicciardini                             Castiglione                  Michelangelo

                                                    Vittoria Colonna          Raphael

                                                                                          Titian

humanism outside Italy
Germany
England
France

women
Vittoria Colonna
Christine de Pizan

Late Renaissance political theory
Machiavelli

Printing Press

Fine Arts

early Renaissance painting
Giotto
Masaccio
Botticelli

later Renaissance painting
Leonardo
Michelangelo
Raphael
Titian
Sofonisba Anguissola

sculpture
Ghiberti
Donatello
Michelangelo

architecture
Brunelleschi
Michelangelo
Bramante

northern art
Durer
van Eyck
Bosch
Brueghel

music