Giulio Romano c. 1532-1534  The Assembly of Gods Around Jupiter’s Throne  Sala dei Giganti

Giulio Romano Vault The Assembly of Gods around Jupiters Throne, , Sala dei Giganti, Palazzo del Te, Mantua. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Vault The Assembly of Gods around Jupiters Throne by Giulio Romano.

andrea solario, salome with the head of saint john the baptist.  love northern renaissance art. the colors and the flawless painting- amazing.

Andrea Solari Salome receives the Head of St John the Baptist, - oil on panel; 57 cm, W. 47 cm, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sacred Love Versus Profane Love (1602–03) by Giovanni Baglione. Intended as an attack on his hated enemy, the artist Caravaggio, it shows a boy (hinting at Caravaggio's homosexuality) on one side, a devil with Caravaggio's face on the other, and between an angel representing pure, meaning non-erotic, love.

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An example of chiaroscuro in painting: this oil on canvas by Giovanni Baglione 'Sacred and Profane Love' shows dramatic compositional chiaroscuro

Jan Brueghel the Elder. Flowers in a Wooden Vessel, 1607. Isn't it unbelievable?

"Flowers In A Wooden Vessel" -- 1607 -- Jan Brueghel the Elder -- Oil on board -- Kunsthistorisches Museum -- Vienna, Austria

I LOVE John William Waterhouse and want some of his originals!

My Sweet Rose ~ John William Waterhouse An English painter known for working in the Pre-Raphaelite style. He worked several decades after the breakup of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, leading him to have gained the name “the modern Pre-Raphaelite”.

Michelangelo's David Michelangelo David Renaissance Art Marble Sculpture Italian Renaissance Sculpture

Art History: The Meaning Behind Michelangelo's Iconic 'David' Statue

Michelangelo's David Michelangelo David Renaissance Art Marble Sculpture Italian Renaissance Sculpture

Song of the Angels by William-Adolphe Bouguereau...I hate that my humanities professor explained so eloquently how to determine Renaissance art... Every time I see a piece now I mentally do it... I won't ruin it for anyone by saying it... TRUST!!!! <3

Hand painted reproduction of La Vierge Aux Anges painting. This masterpiece was painted originally by William Bouguereau. Commission your beautiful hand painted reproduction of La Vierge Aux Anges. Choose from many different sizes.

IDEA # 32: TROMPE-L'OEIL    Renaissance artists put the newly perfected technique of linear perspective to light-hearted as well as serious uses. The trompe-l’oeil ceiling opening Andrea Mantegna painted for his patron Ludovico Gonzaga is a virtuoso demonstration of perspective.

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ARTIST: Andrea Mantegna : Ceiling Oculus in the Camera degli Sposi, Mantova. This room was the bridal chamber in the palace of the Gonzaga family. Several of the family members are looking down into the room

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