Short essay: High renaissance Italy:

10: If you had to give a lecture to another class on the Italian high renaissance and could only choose one artwork to best illustrate and sum up the major ideas and new artistic style of the times, which one would you choose (from the list of 4 below) and then explain why you think it is the best example. Include the following:

  • A definition of humanism and how the artwork you chose shows it.
  • A discussion of the major ideas of the Italian high renaissance and how your choice reflects some or all of them.
  • A: Leonardo da Vinci: The Last Supper
  • B: Raphael: The School of Athens
  • C: Michelangelo: David
  • D: Michelangelo: The Creation of Adam (Sistine Ceiling fresco)

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Short essay: High renaissance Italy:

10: If you had to give a lecture to another class on the Italian high renaissance and could only choose one artwork to best illustrate and sum up the major ideas and new artistic style of the times, which one would you choose (from the list of 4 below) and then explain why you think it is the best example. Include the following:

  • A definition of humanism and how the artwork you chose shows it.
  • A discussion of the major ideas of the Italian high renaissance and how your choice reflects some or all of them.
  • A: Leonardo da Vinci: The Last Supper
  • B: Raphael: The School of Athens
  • C: Michelangelo: David
  • D: Michelangelo: The Creation of Adam (Sistine Ceiling fresco)

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