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  • Leonardo Da Vinci
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    I chose Leonardo Da Vinci as the greatest renissance personality. I chose Da Vinci because he made many contributions to the time period. Da Vinci was an artist, a scientist, and a philosopher. A lot of the famous artists and thinkers of the time werent recognized as being great for many years after their death. The kings and other important people of the time recognized Da Vinci as a great artist. This is why I chose Da Vinci as the greatest renissance personality. Leonardo Da Vinci was born in...
  • Leonardo's Paintings
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    MARCH 11, 2002 LEONARDO DA VINCI One of the greatest artists ever lived was also one of the worlds inventive geniuses-the Italian, Leonardo DA vinci. He was born in the small village of Vinci in Tuscany during the renaissance, a period a reawakening of interest in art, literature, and culture. Leonardo was interested in a wide range of subjects. He kept notebooks in which he asked many questions, answered those he could, and did sketches of his theories and his ideas for inventions. He even sket...
  • Painting Of The Great Flood
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    On the 10th of May 1508 I signed a contract to agree to fulfill Pope Julius " commission on painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. I had bad feelings about the whole thing from the day Julius commissioned me to paint instead of sculpt. I am an architect and sculptor not a fresco painter. It is not that I doubt my ability's to complete such a task, but I believe that there are other artists that would be much better suited for the job than I. It is of course an honor to be chosen to paint su...
  • Comes Form Painting
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    Allen Sapp is a famous Indian artist. He was born in 1928 on the Red Pheasant Reserve near Battleford, Saskatchewan. He was raised and cared for by his grandmother, Maggie Soon ias because his mother died of tuberculosis. He was a sickly child who was often picked on by other children. He took great pleasure in painting and drawing, beginning at age eight. Sapp married and in 1960 his son David was born in a tuberculosis sanitarium where his wife was sick. In 1961 she got out and they moved to B...
  • Paintings And Plays
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    Literature is a wide area, in which great names are found. With these names come great stories, and with the stories come great characters, which make us reflect their actions, sometimes even over our lives. Authors might not have the intention to influence other artists at first, but art is universal, and even paintings and plays can be related. One of the greatest names of literature ever, Shakespeare, influenced artists of different areas, one of which is painting. Painters tried to immobiliz...
  • Great Philosophers In The Fresco
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    School of Athens Raffaello Santi Raphael's school of Athens is located in the Vatican, Rome. This fresco was painted along with three other fresco in the papal apartments. When Raphael went to Rome in 1508 he was commissioned to work for Pope Julius II. He was to paint the four branches of knowledge: Religion (the Dispute), Philosophy (the School of Athens), Poetry (Parnassus, home of the Muses), and Law (the Cardinal Virtues under Justice). His most outstanding work in the papal apartments was ...
  • Charles Strickland
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    In the story "The Moon and Sixpence", the main character named Charles Strickland sacrificed everyone and everything just to follow his inner vision, which is to paint. He does not care about society as well as material things; he just lives for ideas and is indifferent to everything else. As a man of social strings attached, he is the heartless, selfish and irresponsible one but as an artist, he is surely the great, brave and devoted one. To begin with, Charles Strickland is the heartless, self...

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