Essay on Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci and Picasso

Leonardo Da Vinci and Picasso are just some of the many artistic figures that have graced the world of art. These artists are responsible for one of the finest paintings and drawings, some that fetch a lot of interest even centuries after they were created. This paper traces the Classic artists of the 16th and […]

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The Four Davids

David. who was destined to be the 2nd male monarch of Israel. destroyed the Philistine elephantine Goliath with rock and a sling. Donatello. Verrocchio. Michelangelo. and Bernini each designed a sculpture of David. However. the sculptures are drastically different from one another. Each one is alone in its ain certain manner. Donatello. whose David was […]

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Philbrook museum

Philbrook museum explores the beauty of nature in various works of art; the excellence of nature is collected into different sections. The interesting thing about the museum is the tenacity with which the arrangement has been done, the orientation of historical perspective on the works and its importance on the developments of art over the […]

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Tintorettos Last Supper

Nick Carlone2/20/12 Last Supper – Jacopo Tintoretto The painting I have selected for my second project is the Last Supper made between 1592 and 1594 by Jacopo Tintoretto. I picked this piece of art for many reasons. When I first saw this painting I was immediately attracted to it because of the detail that went […]

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Formal Analysis of the Mona Lisa

I have always been intrigued with the Mona Lisa, I don’t know why but there is something about her smile and her eyes that captivates me. The realness of the painting and how ordinary the Mona Lisa is the reason why I can look at this painting with great joy, it doesn’t make me think […]

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Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino

Ever wondered who was behind the paintbrush for paintings like “Sistine Cherubs” or “The School of Athens”? Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino was this famous Italian artist. He was admired by how much clarity was in his paintings as well as visual achievement. Together with Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, he formed the traditional trinity of […]

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Leonardo da Vinci: Science, Art, and Plagiarism

Leonardo da Vinci, the High Renaissance man known to most of us for his rendition of The Last Supper and his mysterious beauty, Mona Lisa, was much more than the mere word artist can convey. Through his use of keen observation of nature and documentation of these findings, he ushered in what was to become […]

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Da Vinci vs Michaelangelo

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) are considered to be the greatest painters of their time but were the exact opposites. Color Vision and Art (2006) Exhibit contrasted their color preferences: Michelangelo’s works were for brilliant and contrasted colors while da Vinci’s were subdued and unified. Michelangelo’s contours are crisp and set off […]

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