Summary

Michelangelodi Lodovico, born in 1475, was an Italian painter, sculptor,architect, and a poet. He was a greatest artist during his lifetimeand of all the time. Several of his works include sculpture,architecture, and painting that rank among the most famous in record.Some of his works include Madonna and child, male figure, figurecompositions, Sistine Chapel ceiling, among others. By the age ofthirty, he had sculpted Pieta and David, two of his best-known works.He also created the last judgment and the Sistine Chapel, the twoinfluential frescoes in the western art history. Further,Michelangelo founded mannerist style of the Laurentian Library. Dueto his good work, he received commissions from powerful and wealthypeople of his time (Salama,2016).For instance, popes and other catholic followers commission him topaint the Sistine Chapel ceiling. Further, his remarkable workespecially the Sistine Chapel ceiling paintings, David sculpture, andPieta sculpture have been carefully preserved for the futuregeneration to view and appreciate his extraordinary talent.

Leonardoda Vinci, born in 1452, is an Italian artist, draftsman, architect,sculptor, and a painter. Mona Lisa and the Last Supper are some ofhis work. Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of a woman, LisaGheradini, Francesco del Giocondo wife. It has been acclaimed as themost famous, the most written about, the most visited, the most sungabout, and the most parodied work of art worldwide. The painting isbelieved to have been painted between 1503 and 1506, though Leonardocontinued to work on it until 1517. Later, King Francis I of Franceacquired it as French Republic property. It remains a pilgrimageobject of the 21stcentury and it currently hangs in the Louvre Museum in Paris. TheLast Supper painting depicts Jesus’ last supper with his disciplesaccording to the gospel of John. It is the most famous and the mostreproduced religious painting of the record. It depicted the anxietyamong the twelve disciples when they heard that one of them wouldbetray Jesus. They all had different reactions with various degreesof shock and anger to the news. Further, the painting consists ofother reference of number three that present the Holy Trinityaccording to Christians. Behind Jesus, there are three windows, thedisciples are seated in groups of three, and Jesus figure resemble atriangle.

RaffaelloSanzio da Urbino was an Italian architect and a painter of highrenaissance. Born in 1483, many people admired his work for is easeof composition, clarity, ability to convey grandeur, perfection,beauty, and visual achievement. Some of his work includes the Madonnaof the Goldfinch, School of Athens, the Parnassus, the Disputa, andthe Raphael Rooms. Similar to Leonardo and Michelangelo, his workalso forms the traditional trinity among the popular artist of histime (Salama,2016).By the age of seventeen, Raphael had gained high esteem, as well asreceived substantial commission like the Mond de Crucifixion.Besides, Pope Julius II invited him to Rome where he asked him topaint some Vatican rooms. Although the Sistine Chapel overshadowedhis work, his painting remains among the finest European art. Besidesbeen a great painter, Raphael was a prominent teacher. He owned anart, The School of Athens, that had over fifty students, that laterbecome a famous art place.

References

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