Italian Reninasnce

Portraits and Architecture

The portrait of the noble Bolognese woman, Costana Alidosi was painted by Lavina Fontana in ca 1595. The life sized painting was done in oil on canvas. The portrait depicts Constanza a well dressed, powerful, influential woman. Fontana is known for her attention to details with the jewels and fabric shown vividly in this portrait
This is a painting called the sibyl and a prophet, it was painted by Andrea Mantegna in 1495. It was painted on a gold canvas with distempe which means a variety of meanings for paints used in decorating a historical medium for painting picture.This painting illustrates a crowned woman conversing with a bearded man. The meaning of this painting is unknown but Andrea Mantegna interprets it as sibyl(a woman in ancient times suppossed to utter the oracles and prophecies of a god) and the prophet ( a person who speaks for god or a deity)dictionary.com
This portrait was painted by Giulio Romano in 1522-1524. This portrait depicts Mary holding the child Jesus who's hands sits upon the future sacrificial lamb John the baptist. He is also shown in the portrait wearing camel skin, it was a sign of his future ministry in the dessert.The building in the background is in the vatican gardens in Rome.
The Pantheon of Rome was finished in 12 ce by Emperor Hardian. The structure is a domed temple with a 9 meter occulus in the ceiling. The Pantheon is on e of the worlds oldest buildings in Rome. It stands approximately 142 feet high. The building has portico granite, corinthian columns , a rectangle vestibule that links to the rotunda under a coffered concrete dome
This ideal city attribuited was attruibuted to Luciano Lavrana or Melozzo da Forli between 1480-1484. Ideal cities were model in 3 classical monuments amphitheater, triumphal archtrifornice, and a building with a central plan. Ampitheater is a round or oval building typically unroofed with a central space for the presenting theatrical or sporty events. a triumphal arch was a type of roman architectural monument built to commemorate military truimphs and other significant events such as the accession of a new emperior (american history encyclopedia
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