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By Manfred Wundram, Ingo F. Walther

The artwork of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in Europe is often called «Renaissance,» yet, like every our stylistic labels, the time period is vague, and because «renaissance» actually capacity revival or rebirth, we will be able to additionally communicate of the Carolingian and Ottonian renaissances and of the so known as proto-renaissances in past due eleventh and early 12th-century Tuscan structure and within the paintings of Provence within the twelfth century. What hyperlinks all renaissance hobbies is a revival of curiosity in varieties from the classical culture, even if, in each one case, the path and, exceptionally, the scope of those classical affects have been interpreted in a different way

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The entire area is a field of cross forces. and supported elements and interchangeable motifs that is absent, giving The way to would become an important feature of Mannerist architecture. The High Renaissance remained formal language was reinterpreted a source of inspiration for the entire Cinquecento, but its m at times violent contrasts are the tendencies that link the diffuse Massimo alle Colonne Rome in rusticated fagade (42), but ing, following the line The thin, flat aspect shadows created by of the new vocabulary.

Built 480-85 after designs by Giuliano da Sangallo. The inspired hall-like space, large manner, decor, executed round arches and the in Italian- by Hans Daucher, Sebastian Loscher, and Jorg Breu. 35 TeMPIETTO, Built c. 1502 S. PlETRO IN MONTORIO, ROME. by Bramante. iV^*tv"V*Ui •! JK ^SS^SfSS^Ck^^'j^ ^liiiiii'^ " liiiiiiiiil . ^ 1 In northern Italy in the late 15th century, the interest in A a love of exuberant decoration. Pavia, which was begun time, Venice was developing Lombard! perfect proportions.

Bramante's project, which was 1514, ended classical tradition. Montorio. Rome, project, with varied spatial divisions, which, according to the in also Carceri, Prato [16]) has been abandoned. Bramante's design also included a circular peristyle (never executed), with built an a pure centrally planned church, a structure of wonderfully har- monious proportions comparable (S. in 1492, is acted as a catalyst, providing the atmosphere in most perfect examples of High Renaissance architecture and mante's means of decora- begun Lombard Quattrocento.

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