Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was a Florentine artist and considered
one of the great masters of the High Renaissance. He was a painter, sculptor,
architect, engineer, and scientist. His innovations in the field of painting
influenced the course of Italian art for more than a century after his death. Not only
was his painting influenctual but also his scientific studies in the fields of anatomy,
optics, and hydraulics.
Leonardo produced a
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rather than to define sharply the objects in the scene. Giorgione's
innovations in subject matter were especially important in two areas: the
landscape and the female nude.
Early Independent Work
In Padua, in 1511, Titian completed thefrescoes of three Miracles of St.
Anthony for the Scuola del Santo. These narratives demonstrate his figures with a
sense of anguished, impulsive life.
Work of the Middle Period
Titian's paintings of the 1530s are marked by relative quiet,