The Progression From Renaissance to Baroque in Three Examples
Art / essay

The Progression From Renaissance to Baroque in Three Examples

A Tale of Three Davids The stretch of art history from the Early Renaissance through the Baroque can be exemplified by selected works of major artists during these periods. Three works by Donatello, Michelangelo, and Bernini representing the biblical character of David are good examples of this stretch of art history. Donatello was born in … Continue reading

Judith and Her Maidservant: a Brief Examination
Art / essay

Judith and Her Maidservant: a Brief Examination

        Artemisa Gentileschi was born into an artistic family in 1593. Her father, Orazio Gentileschi (1563 – 1639), was an accomplished painter who worked to decorate many major churches in Italy. His influence and training of Artemisia greatly determined her artistic direction. Yet Orazio, a follower of Caravaggio, spread his influence to Artemisia, and … Continue reading