The Renaissance in Quattrocento Italy

Brunelleschi,Filippo (1377-1446)FILIPPO BRUNELLESCHI, Sacrifice of Isaac, competition panel for east doors of the Baptistery of San Giovanni, Florence, Italy, 1401-1402.  Gilded bronze, 1′ 9″ X 1′ 5 1/2″.  Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.

Ghiberti,Lorenzo (1378-1455)LORENZO GHIBERTI, Sacrifice of Isaac, competition panel for east doors of the Baptistery of San Giovanni, Florence, Italy, 1401-1402.  Gilded bronze, 1′ 9″ X 1′ 5 1/2″.  Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.

Donatello_GeorgeDONATELLO, Saint George, Or San Michele, Florence, Italy, ca. 1410-1415.  Marble, figure 6′ 10″ high.  Modern copy in exterior niche.  Original statue in Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.

Gentile da Fabriano - Adoration of the Magi - 1423GENTILE DA FABRIANO, Adoration of the Magi, altarpiece from the Strozzi chapel, Santa Trinità, Florence, Italy, 1423.  Tempera on wood, 9′ 11″ X 9′ 3″.  Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

Masaccio-TributeMoneyMASACCIO, Tribute Money, Brancacci chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy, ca. 1424-1427.  Fresco, 8′ 4 1/8″ X 19′ 7 1/8″.

Masaccio_expulsion-1427MASACCIO, Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Eden, Brancacci chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy, ca. 1424-1427.  Fresco, 7′ X 2′ 11″.

masaccio_Holy TrinityMASACCIO, Holy Trinity, Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy, ca. 1424-1427.  Fresco, 21′ 10 5/8″ X 10′ 4 3/4″.

ghiberti-gatesLORENZO GHIBERTI, east doors (Gates of Paradise), Baptistery of San Giovanni, Florence, Italy, 1425-1452.  Gilded Bronze, 17′ high.  Modern replica, 1990.  Original panels in Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Florence.

Fra Angelico_AnnunciationFRA ANGELICO, Annunciation, San Marco, Florence, Italy, ca. 1438-1447.  Fresco, 7′ 1″ X 10′ 6″.

DONATELLO_DavidDONATELLO, David, ca. 1440-1460.  Bronze, 5′ 2 1/4″ high.  Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.

donatello_gattamelataDONATELLO, Gattamelata (equestrian statue of Erasmo da Narni), Piazza del Santo, Padua, Italy, ca. 1445-1453.  Bronze, 12′ 2″ high.

Donatello-Mary MagdaleneDONATELLO, Penitent Mary Magdalene, ca. 1455. Painted and gilded wood, 6’ 2” high. Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Florence.

Santa_Maria_NovellaLEON BATTISTA ALBERTI, west facade of Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy, 1456-1470.

Fra_Filippo_Lippi_-_Madonna_with_the_Child_and_two_Angels_-_WGA13307FRA FILIPPO LIPPI, Madonna and Child with Angels, ca. 1460-1465.  Tempera on wood, 2′ 11 1/2″ X 2′ 1″.  Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

verrochio_DavidANDREA DEL VERROCCHIO, David, ca 1465-1470.  Bronze, 4′ 1 1/2″ high.  Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.

mantegna_ceilingANDREA MANTEGNA, ceiling of the Camera Picta (Painted Chamber), Palazzo Ducale, Mantua, Italy, 1465-1474.  Fresco, 8′ 9″ in diameter.

pollaiuolo_H_and_AANTONIO DEL POLLAIUOLO, Hercules and Antaeus, ca. 1470-1475.  Bronze, 1′ 6″ high with base.  Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.

battista e federicoPIERO DELLA FRANCESCA, Battista Sforza and Federico da Montefeltro, ca. 1472-1474.  Oil and tempera on wood in modern frame, each panel 1′ 6 1/2″ X 1′ 1″.  Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

Verrocchio_ColleoniANDREA DEL VERROCCHIO, Bartolommeo Colleoni (equestrian statue), Campo dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, Italy, ca. 1481-1496.  Bronze, 13′ high.

botticelli-primaveraSANDRO BOTTICELLI, Primavera, ca. 1482.  Tempera on wood, 6′ 8″ X 10′ 4″.  Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

Birth of VenusSANDRO BOTTICELLI, Birth of Venus, ca. 1484-1486.  Tempera on canvas, 5′ 9″ X 9′ 2″.  Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

portrait-of-giovanna-tornabuoni-1490DOMENICO GHIRLANDAIO, Giovanna Tornabuoni(?), 1488.  Oil and tempera on wood, 2′ 6″ X 1′ 8″.  Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid.

signorelli_hellLUCA SIGNORELLI, The Damned Cast into Hell, San Brizio chapel, Orvieto Cathedral, Orvieto, Italy, 1499-1504.  Fresco, 23′ wide.

Andrea_Mantegna_-_The_Dead_ChristANDREA MANTEGNA, Foreshortened Christ (Lamentation over the Dead Christ), ca. 1500.  Tempera on canvas, 2′ 2 3/4″ X 2′ 7 7/8″.  Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan.

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