Italian arts and architecture
December 22, 2009, 10:30 am
Filed under: Arts & Architecture

Every year millions of visitors trek through Italy.. The allure is immediate even to those who have never been in Italy… There is more art and architecture to see in Italy than one person could possibly experience in a lifetime.. . Highlighted here are some of the must see designs of both ancient and modern Italy… At this talk we divided this subject to two parts 1) Art and artist. 2) Architecture

Let’s start with the Art first…

1. Leonardo Da Vinci

He was an Italian polymath, scientist, mathematician,engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer. Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance man, a man whose unquenchable curiosity was equaled only by his powers of invention.He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived.

This is his first painted called Baptism of Christ

and continue the early work called Annunciations

In the 1480s Leonardo received two very important commissions, and commenced another work which was also of ground-breaking importance in terms of composition.One of these paintings is that of St. Jerome in the Wilderness. And the fro this picture in his dairy was “I thought I was learning to live; I was only learning to die.

Leonardo’s most famous painting of the 1490s is The Last Supper


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