PIERO DI COSIMO (1462–1522) | Portrait of Simonetta Vespucci Piero di Cosimo1480

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Sacred Love Versus Profane Love (1602–03) by Giovanni Baglione. Intended as an attack on his hated enemy, the artist Caravaggio, it shows a boy (hinting at Caravaggio's homosexuality) on one side, a devil with Caravaggio's face on the other, and between an angel representing pure, meaning non-erotic, love.


An example of chiaroscuro in painting: this oil on canvas by Giovanni Baglione 'Sacred and Profane Love' shows dramatic compositional chiaroscuro

andrea solario, salome with the head of saint john the baptist.  love northern renaissance art. the colors and the flawless painting- amazing.

Andrea SOLARI Salome receives the Head of St John the Baptist, - oil on panel; 57 cm, W. 47 cm, Metropolitan Museum of Art

I LOVE John William Waterhouse and want some of his originals!

My Sweet Rose ~ John William Waterhouse An English painter known for working in the Pre-Raphaelite style. He worked several decades after the breakup of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, leading him to have gained the name “the modern Pre-Raphaelite”.

Song of the Angels by William-Adolphe Bouguereau...I hate that my humanities professor explained so eloquently how to determine Renaissance art... Every time I see a piece now I mentally do it... I won't ruin it for anyone by saying it... TRUST!!!! <3

La Vierge aux Anges by William Adolphe Bouguereau (William Bouguereau) (The Virgin with Angels), Oil on canvas

History of Italian Renaissance Art -   da Vinci

History of Italian Renaissance Art

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Photos from 2016 that look like Renaissance art. http://www.boredpanda.com/accidental-renaissance

10+ Accidental Renaissance Pics That Are Better Than Art History

Raphael (Sanzio, 1483-1520), "The Nymph Galatea" (1512-1514).  Sfumato and chiaroscuro together constitute the so-called dark manner of the Renaissance. In contrast, lively, bold colors characterize the style called unione, associated with Raphael’s early works. Raphael Santi (1483-1520) has a lovely manner with color....His genius was to find a way of working with brilliant hues that nevertheless sit together in harmonious balance.  [Wikipedia]

Raffaello Sanzio, The Nymph Galatea c. Fresco, 116 x ( 295 x 225 cm ), Villa Farnesina, Rome

Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Explained - I’m sure you have seen Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man before; it´s one of the images most reproduced in academic books, movies, art and parodies. But what is it that makes it so special?

Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Explained

The Vitruvian man by Leonardo da Vinci, representing the ideal human proportions as described by Roman architect Vitruvius, is a quintessential masterpiece of the Renaissance.