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Filippo Brunelleschi

Filippo Brunelleschi Born: 1377, Florence, ItalyDied: April 15, 1446, Florence, ItalyFull Name: Donato di Niccolò di Betto BardiPeriods:The Renaissance Filippo Brunelleschi Filippo Brunelleschi is commonly famous as one of the earliest leading architect and engineer of Renaissance period. He is honored as the first modern engineer. He was born on 1377, Florence, Italy. Historians could not find …

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Giorgio Vasari

Giorgio Vasari Born: July 13, 1511, Arezzo, ItalyDied: June 27, 1574, Florence, ItalyPeriod: RenaissanceParents: Antonio Vasari, Maddelena Tacci Giorgio Vasari Giorgio Vasari was a famous polymath of Renaissance period. Girgio Vasari was a painter, architect, historian and writer. He was born on July 13, 1511 in Arezzo, Italy. His father was “Antonio Vasari“. Who was potter. His family name “Vasari” came from …

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Donatello- Biography

Donatello Born: 1386, Florence, ItalyDied: December 13, 1466, Florence, ItalyFull Name: Donato di Niccolò di Betto BardiPeriods: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance Donatello Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi, commonly known as Donatello was an early Renaissance sculptor. He was famous for his work in bas-relief(a form of shallow relief sculpture). He was also significant for perspective illusionism. …

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Titian-Biography

Titian Born: 1485, Pieve di Cadore, ItalyDied: August 27, 1576, Venice, ItalySeries: DanaëPeriods: Italian Renaissance, High Renaissance, Renaissance Titian Titian was one of the leading painter of high renaissance of 16th century. His full name was Tiziano Vecellio. He was called Titian in English. There has been some confusion about his birth year. There is no solid …

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Raphael-Biography

Raphael Born: 1483, Urbino, ItalyDied: April 6, 1520, Rome, ItalyFull name: Raffaello Sanzio da UrbinoPeriods: Italian Renaissance, High Renaissance, Renaissance Raphael Raphael was a famous Italian High Renaissance painter, architect and sculptor. Raphael was born on April 6, 1483 in Urbino, Italy. During that period Urbino was a center place for Arts and culture. Father …

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Sandro Botticelli-Biography

Sandro Botticelli Born: 1445, Florance, ItalyDied: May 17, 1510, Florance, ItalyFull Name: Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi BotticelliPeriods: Italian Renaissance, Early Renaissance, Renaissance Sandro Botticelli Sandro Botticelli a famous Italian painter, who born in 1445, in the city of Florence. His full name is Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi which means ‘small wine cask’. He was …

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Michelangelo Buonarroti-Biography

Michelangelo Buonarroti Born: March 6, 1475, Caprese Michelangelo, ItalyDied: February 18, 1564, Rome, ItalyFull name: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti SimoniPeriods: Italian Renaissance, High Renaissance, RenaissanceParents: Lodovico di Leonardo di Buonarroti di Simoni, Francesca di Neri del Miniato di Siena Michelangelo Buonarroti Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, also known as Michelangelo was a famous High Renaissance Italian architect, …

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Vincent van Gogh-Biography

Vincent van Gogh Born: March 30, 1853, Zundert, NetherlandsDied: July 29, 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise, FranceFull name: Vincent Willem van GoghPeriod: Post-ImpressionismParents: Theodorus van Gogh, Anna Cornelia Carbentus Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh was born in Zundert, Netherlands on March 30, 1853. His Father was a Protestant minister named Theodorus van Gogh and his mother was Anna Cornelia …

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Leonardo da Vinci-Biography

Leonardo da Vinci Born: April 15, 1452, Vinci, ItalyDied: May 2, 1519, Amboise, FranceFull name: Leonardo di ser Piero da VinciPeriod: High RenaissanceParents: Piero Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci, Caterina Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci was a famous polymath of high Renaissance. A Polymath is a person who have significant role in different subject areas. …

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