Rennaissance Innovation

"The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding." - Leonardo da Vinci

Exam 1 will open on Blackboard September 21, and is due by 11:59 PM on September 24.
  • Worth a maximum of 50 points
  • Will be comprised of image identification, multiple choice, fill in the blank, matching, and short answer essay questions

*Students in need of testing accommodations, please confirm with me that testing parameters are suitable









Andrea del Castagno, Last Supper, c. 1445 - 1450.











Filippo Brunelleschi, Dome of Florence Cathedral, 1417 - 1436.











the dome of the Florence Cathedral incorporates Gothic and Renaissance elements:
Gothic elements
Renaissance elements
Pointed arch
Octagonal outer shell










Architectural View, Wall painting from a villa at Boscoreale, near Naples, 1st century BCE.











Masaccio, Trinity with the Virgin, Saint John the Evangelist, and Donors, c. 1425 - 1428.





















linear perspective = a system for representing three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface by delineating a horizon line and multiple orthogonal lines


Raphael, School of Athens, c. 1510 - 1511.





















Masaccio, Tribute Money, c. 1427.