RRenaissance - A revival or rebirth of cultural awareness and learning that took place during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, particularly in Italy, but also in Germany and other European countries. The period was characterized by a renewed interest in ancient Greek and Roman art and design and included an emphasis on human beings, their environment, science, and philosophy.

Examples of Renaissance works of art are listed on two pages:

 

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Here's a link to images of Renaissance architecture.

 

Also see chiaroscuro, cinquecento, incunabulum, perspective, quatrocento, and science and art.

 

 

 

 

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