Tag Archives: Florence

13 – Perugino

Entrega_de_las_llaves_a_San_Pedro_(Perugino)This week we will discuss the life and art of Perugino

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December 6, 2015 · 12:01 am

12 – Ghirlandaio: The Master of Fresco

Pala_degli_innocenti,_ghirlandaio,_autoritrattoThis week we will explore the work of Domenico Ghirlandaio, the man who first painted the Sistine Chapel and would train Michelangelo.

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November 22, 2015 · 12:01 am

11 – Verrocchio: The True Eye

800px-Workshop_of_Andrea_del_Verrocchio._Tobias_and_the_Angel._33x26cm._1470-75._NG_London This week we will discuss the life and art of Verrocchio, the man who would train Leonardo da Vinci

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November 8, 2015 · 12:01 am

9 – Fra Filippo Lippi: The Lascivious Priest

800px-Fra_Filippo_Lippi_002  This week we will discuss the life and art of a monk and painter Fra Fillipo Lippi. For images of the works we have discussed please visit.

www.therenaissancepodcast.com

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September 5, 2015 · 7:01 am

Episode 9 Supplemental

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September 5, 2015 · 7:00 am

Episode 8 Supplemental

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August 29, 2015 · 12:00 pm

7 – Fra Angelico: A Saintly Painter

This week we will explore the art of Fra Angelico. A pious and charismatic monk who devoted his life to God and his art.

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August 15, 2015 · 12:01 pm

Episode 7 Supplemental

Below is the link for the Museum of San Marco in Florence if you would like to learn more about Fra Angelico or see his work in person. You may also click on the images for a larger view.

http://www.polomuseale.firenze.it/en/musei/index.php?m=sanmarco

 

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August 15, 2015 · 12:00 pm

5 – Donatello: Far beyond the ordinary

This week we will discuss the life and work of Donatello, whom Vasari described as being far beyond the ordinary.

Donatello, Feast of Herod. 1427

Donatello, Feast of Herod. 1427

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August 2, 2015 · 1:04 pm

Episode 5 Supplemental

Here are some of the works of Donatello we have discussed as well as Polyclitus’ Spear Bearer as an example of contrapposto from Classical Greece. I posted an example of the Spear Bearer showing the opposing angles of the shoulders and the hips, contrapposto.

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August 2, 2015 · 1:03 pm