The Italian renaissance was as the name implies the rebirth of painting. This does not imply that all the advances of painting came from this period but that the masters learned to combine new and old. The list of artist who contributed to the advancement in painting during the renaissance is as diverse as the paintings. The Black Death (bubonic and pneumonic plague) caused an actual decline in art from the
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to have had close contact with Masaccio and used many of his techniques. It did however lack Masaccio’s monumentality and severity and could be considered even cluttered. Masaccio was said to be absent minded, whimsical, and one who paid little attention to himself and others but the contribution he made to the advancement in paintings changed it forever. The renaissance period continued to flourish and produce many more masters in the field of painting.