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Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472) Alberti , Leon Battista Alberti
leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528) Albrecht Durer , Durer
ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture basement
great Italian architect of the High Renaissance in Italy (1444-1514) Bramante , Donato Bramante , Donato d'Agnolo Bramante
Florentine architect who was the first great architect of the Italian Renaissance (1377-1446) Brunelleschi , Filippo Brunelleschi
Renaissance woodwind with a double reed and a curving tube (crooked horn) cromorne , crumhorn , krummhorn
Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519) da Vinci , Leonardo , Leonardo da Vinci
period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance Dark Ages , Middle Ages
Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe; although his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church led to the Reformation, he opposed violence and condemned Martin Luther (1466-1536) Desiderius Erasmus , Erasmus , Geert Geerts , Gerhard Gerhards
man's close-fitting jacket; worn during the Renaissance doublet
city in central Italy on the Arno; provincial capital of Tuscany; center of the Italian Renaissance from 14th to 16th centuries Firenze , Florence
Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200) Galen
Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style; considered the greatest Italian painter prior to the Renaissance (1267-1337) Giotto , Giotto di Bondone
cultural movement of the Renaissance; based on classical studies humanism
early period when Italy was the center of the Renaissance Italian Renaissance
slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing jag
Florentine sculptor and painter and architect; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance (1475-1564) Michelangelo , Michelangelo Buonarroti
Latin since the Renaissance; used for scientific nomenclature Neo-Latin , New Latin
painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance ideals Pre-Raphaelite
Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520) Raffaello Santi , Raffaello Sanzio , Raphael
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