- 20.1 Examine how sculptors were instrumental in the early development of the Italian Renaissance by increasing the lifelike qualities of human figures and drawing inspiration from ancient Roman sculpture.
- 20.2 Explore how an interest in scientific investigation blossomed into the development and use of linear perspective throughout fifteenth-century Italian painting.
- 20.3 Assess the role of wealthy merchants and condottieri in driving the development of Renaissance art and architecture.
- 20.4 Consider how the new focus on artistic competition and individual achievement created a climate for innovative and ambitious works.
IMAGES (be able to identify these images by title, general time period, medium, and culture of origin)
20-2 Florence Cathedral
20-5 Ospidale degli Innocenti
20-6 Infant in Swaddling Clothes
P. 603: 20-9 & 20-10 Competition panels for the doors of the Florence Baptistery
20-14 Donatello's "David"
"Gates of Paradise": 20-16 & 20-17
20-19 Masaccio's "Trinity"
20-22 Masaccio's "The Tribute Money"
20-24 Paolo Uccello's "The Battle of San Romano" (see also, detail 20-1)
20-34 del Verrocchio's "David"
20-40 Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus" (see also, p. 628 "Primavera)
You should be familiar enough with other images presented in the text and lectures, so as to be able to support explanations of attribution and physical, formal, iconographical, and contextual analysis.
VOCABULARY TO KNOW