Chapter 4: The High Renaissance in Florence and Rome

There are five sections in this chapter:

  1. The High Renaissance – Introduction
  2. Leonardo da Vinci
  3. Michelangelo
  4. Raphael
  5. Bramante

Learning Goals:

  1. Discuss Leonardo da Vinci’s stylistic innovations, and how his art differed from the art of the Early Renaissance
  2. Explain what Leonardo meant by the “intentions of the soul,” and how it is reflected in his art
  3. Discuss Michelangelo’s concept of artistic license, and provide specific examples.  Explain how “artistic license” relates to the changing status of the artist in the Renaissance
  4. Explain how Michelangelo’s painting of the Creation of Adam reflects humanist ideas, and his own ideas about artistic creation
  5. Explain how Raphael’s School of Athens reflects the changing role of the artist in the Renaissance

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Leonardo’s Last supper (Quiz)

Michelangelo’s Sistine Ceiling (Quiz)

Raphael’s School of Athens (Quiz)

The High Renaissance in Florence and Rome (Quiz)