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Ghi- berti's three panels seem an embodiment of the Humanist's formulations for
Renaissance pictorial art, and it is clear that any assessment of his art must
account for the incorporation of the new theory as well as for the beauty and
charm of ...
1510, Venice), extremely influential Italian painter who was one of the initiators of
a High Renaissance style in Venetian art. His qualities of mood and mystery were
epitomized in "The Tempest" (c. 1505), an evocative pastoral scene, which ...
The certain works painted by El Greco in Italy are completely in the Venetian
Renaissance style of the 16th century. They show no effect of his Byzantine
heritage except possibly in the faces of old men — for example, in the "Christ
Healing the ...
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