The Florentine School

The Florentine School In the initial and early stage of the Renaissance in Italy, the oil painting creation was centered in Florence. At that time, Florence was not only the richest city in Italy, it also Produced great literature and art masters: Dante, Boccaccio, Giotto, Masaccio and Da Vinci, Michelangelo were all lived and became famous in Florence. The city was also famous for the artists and became the cradle of the Italy Renaissance.



The Florentine School followed the humanism and inherited the ancient Roma art traditions. Artists explored to show the three-dimensional shape in the planes by the perspective method, light and shade painting method and anatomy. When painting the religion paintings, the artists tried to paint to gods according to the customs life to cater to people’s ideal figures. They stressed the rational and were strictly on the sketch and perspective skill. The painting artists sought the balance and union painting composition then.
Giotto was the founder of the Florentine Art. After him, Masaccio, Paolo Uccello, Sandro Botticelli were the main artists of this art school. In the High Renaissance, Da Vinci and Michelangelo were also belong to The Florentine School.

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