Renaissance Art in Europe

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Workshop of Campin, Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece)

VIDEO 5:46 minutes
Robert Campin, Merode Altarpiece, tempera and oil on panel, 1425-28 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker 

Brunelleschi, Pazzi Chapel

VIDEO 3:23 minutes
Filippo Brunelleschi, Pazzi Chapel, Santa Croce, Florence, begun 1420s, completed 1460s Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dt. Steven Zucker

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Van Eyck, The Arnolfini Portrait

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Jan Van Eyck, The Arnolfini Portrait, tempera and oil on wood, 1434 (National Gallery, London). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker

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Donatello, David

VIDEO 7:24 minutes
Donatello, David, bronze, late 1420s to the 1460s, likely the 1440s (Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence) 

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Alberti, Palazzo Rucellai (quiz)

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Fra Filippo Lippi, Madonna and Child with two Angels

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Fra Filippo Lippi, Madonna and Child with two Angels, c. 1460-1465, tempera on panel, 95 x 63.5 cm (Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence)

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Botticelli, Birth of Venus

VIDEO 4:00 minutes
Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, 1483-85, tempera on panel, 68 x 109 5/8" (172.5 x 278.5 cm), Galeria degli Uffizi, Florence Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker

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Leonardo, Last Supper

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Leonardo da Vinci, Last Supper, oil, tempera, fresco, 1495-98 (Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker http://smarthistory.org/leonardo-last-supper.html

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Michelangelo, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

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Michelangelo, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, 1508-12, fresco (Vatican, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker

"Thinking Aloud" with Carmen Bambach

VIDEO 3:10 minutes
Met curator Carmen Bambach on the presence of genius in Michelangelo Buonarroti’s Studies for the Libyan Sibyl (recto); Studies for the Libyan Sibyl and a small Sketch for a Seated Figure (verso). This is the most magnificent drawing by ...

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Michelangelo, Last Judgment (altar wall, Sistine Chapel)

VIDEO 17:58 minutes
Michelangelo, Last Judgment, Sistine Chapel Ceiling, fresco, 1534-1541 (Vatican City, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker

Raphael, School of Athens

VIDEO 12:30 minutes
Raphael, School of Athens, fresco, 1509-1511 (Stanza della Segnatura, Papal Palace, Vatican) Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker, Dr. Beth Harris

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Grünewald, Isenheim Altarpiece (quiz)

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Pontormo, The Entombment of Christ

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Pontormo, Entombment (or Deposition from the Cross), oil on panel, 1525-28 (Capponi Chapel, Santa Felicita, Florence) Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker, Dr. Beth Harris

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Cranach, Law and Gospel (quiz)

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Titian, Venus of Urbino

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Titian, Venus of Urbino, 1538, oil on canvas, 119.20 x 165.50 cm (Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence)

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