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What was the high Renaissance period?
Last Updated: 19th April, 2020
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Also question is, what does high Renaissance mean?
Definition of High Renaissance. : the artistic style of the first half of the 16th century in western Europe especially as manifested in Rome and Florence and characterized by heroic centralized composition, technical mastery of drawing and conception, and a mature humanistic content.
Furthermore, which work of art best exemplifies the Renaissance? Masterpieces of High Renaissance painting include: Michelangelo's Genesis Sistine Chapel frescoes; Leonardo's Virgin of the Rocks (1484-6, Louvre, Paris), Lady with an Ermine (1490) Czartoryski Museum, Krakow, Last Supper (1495-8, Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan) and Mona Lisa (1503-5, Louvre); Raphael's Sistine
Also Know, what is the difference between Early and High Renaissance art?
Early renaissance art they were more interested in idealism along with naturalism. High renaissance also has moved away from the triangular compositions and started creating pyramidal compositions instead as you can see in the painting by Leonardo “The Virgin of the Rocks”.
How did art change in the High Renaissance?
High Renaissance (1475-1525) - A rising interest in perspective and space gave the art even more realism. Great artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Rafael flourished during this period.