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The Italian Renaissance.

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The Italian Renaissance The Italian Renaissance is separated into three periods of time ;the High Renaissance, Early Renaissance and Late Renaissance . During each of these periods a variety of artists had contributed to a magnificent transformation in Italian artistry . Despite The Renaissance being divided into three main times , all had occurred sometime during the 15th century . It was during the High Renaissance period that the artistry that was produced was normally associated with architecture . It was due to this , that several different artists compositions could be gathered together to produce a piece of work which had much impact upon the eye whilst sustaining a balance in colour and style . However , it was due to the fact that there were a myriad of different compositions that made it inevitable for the High Renaissance to break at an early stage since each composition on its own had steadiness in its style . Essentially, the High Renaissance had lasted from 1495-1520 and was sparked off by artists which are regarded to be genius' in the present day . ...read more.


In addition to this , artists had seen great significance in Roman and Greek mythology .And it was thus that grace and beauty was brought to several pieces of work and was the inspiration behind the varied techniques in art which been thought to bring more life into ancient buildings . Furthermore, the Italian Renaissance had been a movement not only of reintroducing myth and history but was also a time when peoples religious views and social theories had been brought into their art work as a form of personal expression . It was more the Early Italian Renaissance that had brought a clear definition to that period of art . This is since , it was the time central to the arrival of artists such as Donatello. When used it conjunction to these artists , the Italian Renaissance can be furthermore said to be a time when theory was the foundation of artistry . It was these theories that were normally playing a part in the artists life and to revive developments made in the past but also to redevelop techniques used in the past and yet sustain their own ideas . ...read more.


Therefore it is thus that the Italian Renaissance was also a time when artists had brought life to literary discoveries , developed them and to make perfect discoveries that were not otherwise beforehand . In doing this , the artistry had adapted spiritual qualities that are large contributors to the elegance of Renaissance paintings . During the late Renaissance the movement had be seen to still adapt the same concepts as the High and Early Renaissance . However, this was the period of time when Mannerism was introduced and had deepened the meaning of the Italian Renaissance by even more with extreme beauty and elegance by which Mannerism had taken its name . It was during this period that the majority of artistic qualities were solely individual and it was this that had presented great achievement during this stage . Furthermore, it was the competition to be a master artist that had caused the Italian Renaissance to become somewhat over developed and was very far away from the time when elements of theory were just being discovered and hence contributed to the initial growth . ...read more.

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