People of the Renaissance

The "People of the Renaissance" is a gallery that shows the life of the everyday people during the Renaissance era. The gallery is ordered by the date the painting was released or constructed.

Museum- Musei Capitolini. 1. The subject of the painting reveals Caravaggio's new interest in scenes taken from the street 2. The artist's real name is Michelangelo Merisi, but he goes by Caravaggio. 3. Evidence that it's a Renaissance painting is because the figures looks life-like and the bodies look active. http://www.googleartproject.com/collection/musei-capitolini/artwork/good-luck-caravaggio-michelangelo-merisi/428849/
Museum- Kimbell Art Museum 1. The art shows players who are engaged in a game of primero, a forerunner of poker. 2. Caravaggio trained as a painter in Milan under Simone Peterzano who had himself trained under Titian. 3. The Renaissance technique being used is the expressions of the life-like figures, and it demonstrates movement in the painting. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardsharps_(Caravaggio) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelangelo_Merisi_da_Caravaggio
Museum- Museo Thyssen- Bornemisza 1. The photo shows Saint Catherine of Alexandria who was of noble origins, and dedicated herself as a Christian after having a vision. 2. The artist is Caravaggio who was an Italian artist active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1593 and 1610. 3. The Renaissance techniques that are being used that it shows movement and colors in the background responds to the light. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Catherine_(Caravaggio)
Museum- Gemäldegalerie 1. The artwork portrays an old woman warming her hands, a boy blowing on the embers and a youth looking into the fire with a pensive expression are gathered around a coal basin. 2. Peter Paul Rubens was a Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasised movement, colour, and sensuality. 3. This relates to the Renaissance technique due to the color, the expressions, movement, and the life like figures. http://www.googleartproject.com/collection/gemaldegalerie-alte-meister-old-masters-picture-gallery/artwork/old-woman-with-a-basket-of-coal-peter-paul-rubens/715450/#details http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Paul_Rubens
Museum- Gemäldegalerie 1. The images shows Rembrandt's double portrait with his wife Saskia depicts the couple in a moment of merry exuberance. 2. Rembrandt was a Dutch painter and etcher. 3. It shows Renaissance technique because of the life-like figures, the movements, the the happy expressions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rembrandt http://www.googleartproject.com/collection/gemaldegalerie-alte-meister-old-masters-picture-gallery/artwork/rembrandt-and-saskia-in-the-scene-of-the-prodigal-son-rembrandt/712645/#details
Museum- Gemäldegalerie 1. It shows a genre scene in a brothel - one of the two women is the eponymous procuress, while the figure on the left has been identified by some as a self portrait of the artist. 2. The artwork is Johannes Vermeer's earliest known genre work and was influenced by earlier works on the same subject. 3. The Renaissance technique that is being used is that the figures were life like and it showed movement and expressions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Procuress_(Vermeer)
Museum- The Frick Collection 1. This small picture, painted about 1657, presents the familiar components of a classic Vermeer: a man and a woman observed sharing a moment alone, in a comfortable interior flooded with golden light, and cool air. 2. Vemeer is particularly renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his work, 3. It uses Renaissance technique by having life-like figures, and colors that respond to the light. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Officer_and_Laughing_Girl
Museum- Gemäldegalerie 1. The painting depicts a young Dutch girl standing at an open window, in profile, reading a letter 2. The artist, Johannes Vermeer, is a Dutch Baroque. 3. It shows that it's from the Renaissance because of the serene expression that's on the girl's face. http://www.googleartproject.com/collection/gemaldegalerie-alte-meister-old-masters-picture-gallery/artwork/girl-reading-a-letter-by-an-open-window-johannes-vermeer/714520/#details
Museum- Gemäldegalerie 1. The painting portrays a seated woman and a standing man drinking in an interior setting. 2. The artist specialized mainly in domestic interior scenes of middle class life. 3. The Renaissance technique that's being used is the life of commoners that look life-like and there is movement. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Procuress_(Vermeer)
Museum- National Gallery of Art, Washington DC 1. Vermeer has depicted a young woman holding an empty balance before a table on which stands an open jewelry box, the pearls and gold within spilling over. 2. Vermeer seems never to have been particularly wealthy, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death, perhaps because he produced relatively few paintings. 3. The painting shows a serene expression on the life-like figure's face and portrays movement in the picture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woman_Holding_a_Balance
Museum- Rijksmuseum 1. The image depicts a family at home on December 5, the night celebrated in the Netherlands as the Feast of Saint Nicholas 2. Jan Steen had psychological insight, sense of humour and abundance of colour are marks of his trade. 3. The Renaissance technique used is life-lie figures, people expressing different emotions, and movements. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Feast_of_Saint_Nicholas
Museum- Museum of Fine Arts 1. The painting offers a realistic presentation of an artist's workplace, and is notable for its depiction of light as it illuminates the interior. 2. Vermeer painted mostly domestic interior scenes. 3. It shows Renaissance technique by have life-like figures showing movement, and the colors are responding to light. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Vermeer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Art_of_Painting_(Vermeer)
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