Spirit of the Warrior

For my gallery, Spirit of the Warrior, I have chosen to list a series of paintings depicting a sense of war, battle, or even triumph and death in war. In chronological order, I have arranged these magnificent pieces of art to show the overtime change to art depicting battles. Many of the paintings in this gallery show an illusion of third-dimension, but some sill retain their dark age essence.

The Battle of Saint Romano, 1436-1440. Is a set of three paintings depicting the battle that took place between the Florentine and Sienese forces. It is part of a set of three paintings, this one is located in the Louvre, Paris. The other two are located in the National Gallery and the other in Uffizi, Florence. In the Battle of San Romano, the painting itself marks the changing styles in art that took place during the Renaissance, as we see the anatomy of living creatures begin to take their form, as well as intricate color techniques and ideas. Paolo Uccello was a famous Italian artist and Mathematician who was noted for his pioneering work in the visual perspective of art.
The Battle before Roussillon's Castle was designed by Loyset Lidet in 1463. Liedet was famous for his page arts, which combined a sense of old age medieval with a colorful and new renaissance, and Roussillon's Castle was no exception.
The Battle of the Sea Gods was created by Andrea Mantegna in 1485-88, and is currently located in the Metropolitan Museum of art. The Battle of Sea Gods shows us the style intricate style of pencil drawings, and how Mantega managed to capture the angry facial expressions of the figures.Mantegna himself was an Italian painter and a student of Roman Archeology. The Battle of the Sea Gods paints a scene of an angry bout between the gods who obviously don;t agree on something
Located in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the statuette of Hercules resting after his battle with the Nemean is one of Antico's better works. created around 1495-1500, Antico used chiaroscuro, or contrasting light and dark, to create a sort of 3D effect . Antico was a 16th century North Italian Sculpture. The statuette shows Hercules standing victoriously after defeating the Nemean Lion.
The study of two warriors heads for the battle of Anghiari was created by Leonardo da Vinci in 1504 in Florence, Italy. Located in the Budapest museum of arts. Leonardo used his own technique of Sfumato, or line blurring or sharpening, to manipulate the pencil sketching. Leonardo was especially fascinated with human anatomy, which probably compelled him to draw this.
The study of two warriors heads for the battle of Anghiari was created by Leonardo da Vinci in 1504 in Florence, Italy. Located in the Budapest museum of arts. Leonardo used his own technique of Sfumato, or line blurring or sharpening, to manipulate the pencil sketching. Leonardo was especially fascinated with human anatomy, which probably compelled him to draw this.
The Battle of Marciano in Val di Chiana was a painting portraying the conflict between the Holy Roman Empire and the Republic of Sienna.Vasari blurred the lines of the painting to make it seem like the warriors that were fighting the battle clashed and melded together as it was fought. Vasari was an Italian painter, historian, and writer famous for his biographies. The painting shows the bloddy mess that was Marciano.
The showing of the Triumph of Constantine over Maxentius was created by Peter Paul Rubens in 1623-25, Paris, France. The painting, now located in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Rubens art gives off a sense of in-depth perspective, almost as if you were there in person, watching the entire thing. Rubens himself was a Flemish Baroque painter, who emphasized color and sensuality.
The Battle of Femern, also known as Action of 13 October 1644 (piece finished 1650) was a Skirmish that took place in the German part of the Baltic sea between the Sweden and Denmark-Norway. The Battle of Femern is located in the , in . Willem van der Velde the Elder was a Dutch Golden age seascape painter. Velde used Sfumato, blurring the lines of the etching to make it appear to the illusion of 3-dimension. The etching shows the fierce bettle both sides are engaged in.
Death on the Battlefield is an etching by Stefano della Bella, and was created between 1646-1647. This jaunty and martial rider is of course none other than death personified. Not only is human anatomy exposed, but also that of the horse. The print brings together several strands from Della Bella’s work, such as anatomy, both human and animal, war and scenes of death
The Battle of Chatham was finished by Willem van der Stoop in 1667, and now hangs in the. The Battle of Chatham, sometimes known as the Raid on Medway, was a Naval battle that took place between the Dutch Republic and the English empire, which resulted in a decsive Dutch victory. Willem used the technique of foreshortening, or cutting lines to create a sense of depth perception in his art. Willem was a Dutch artist who painted many battles. The painting portrays the ferocious fighting that took place between the English and Dutch.
The Battle of Oran, created by Antonio Palomino and Velasco in 1699, Located in Fundación Banco Santander, The Battle of Oran is one of Palomino's most grand works.
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