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High Renaissance in Florence and Rome
Michelangelo's Sistine Ceiling, Leonardo’s Last Supper, and Raphael's Stanza frescos shape our understanding of Western culture even today.
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A beginner's guide to the High Renaissance

As the Humanism of the Early Renaissance develops, a problem arises. How can an artist create figures that are at once an accurate naturalistic rendering of the human body in space while also describing the ideal beauty of the spiritual realm?

The High Renaissance

Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bramante. The High Renaissance was short lived but it changed the way we see ourselves.