Bellini, Madonna of the Meadow, abt 1500
Colortio was the Venetian approach to painting using lots of color and conveying extreme drama.
|Titian, Bacchus and Ariadne, 1520|
|Giorgione, The Tempest, 1505|
|Giorgione, Madonna and Child with Saints Liberale and Francis, 1505|
|Veronese, Feast in the House of Levi, 1573|
|Tintoretto, The Finding of Moses, Late Renaissance|
In Florence, the city probably most well known for Renaissance art, draftsmanship, line and figural accuracy (disegno) were taken very seriously. The use of light, just like in Venice, was very important but took on a much different quality.
|Antonio Pollaiuolo, Hercules Slaying Antaeus, ca. 1478|
|Domenico Ghirlandaio, Birth of the Virgin Mary|
|Bronzino, Portrait of a Young Man, 1530|
We hope you enjoyed this episode of Venetian vs. Florentine Art. This is our last full episode for the summer but we will have Short But Sweet episodes up every Wednesday until our semester starts back up in August. Thanks for sticking with us through season three! We'll see you in a couple of month's for season four!