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1

Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Cathedral 
1295-1440
Design by Arnolfo di Cambio
Dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi

2

Florence Baptistery 
Baptistery of Sant John

3

Andrea Pisano
South Doors of Florence Baptistery
First set of doors
1335

4

Filippo Brunelleschi
Sacrifice of Isaac
Competition panel for East Doors of Florence Baptistery
Florence, Italy
1400
Gilded bronze relief
1'9"x1'5"
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

5

Lorenzo Ghiberti
Sacrifice of Isaac
Competition panel for East Doors of Florence Baptistery
Florence, Italy
1400
Gilded bronze relief
1'9"x1'5"
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

6

Lorenzo Ghiberti
North Doors of Florence Baptistery
Took 21 years
Wool merchants commissioned East Doors in 1336
Moved to north side
28 gilded bronze panels

7

Lorenzo Ghiberti
East Doors of Florence Baptistery
Called "Gates of Paradise" by Michelangelo
Took 28 years
Florence, Italy
1425-1450
Gilded Bronze Relief
Approx. 17' high
Museo dell' Opera del Duomo, Florence
 

8

Lorenzo Ghiberti
Isaac and His Sons
Detail of East Doors of Florence Baptistery
Florence, Italy
Gilded Bronze Relief
Approx. 2' 7.5"x2' 7.5"

9

Donatello
David
1420-1450
Hollow cast bronze
5'2.5" high
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence
First free standing nude male sculpture made since antiquity
Commissioned by Medici family
Cf. Kritios Boy and Doryphorus

10

Donatello
Gattamelata
Equestrian statue of Erasmo da Narni
Piazza del Santo, Padua, Italy
1450
Approx. 11'x13'
Outside of Saint Anthony's Basilica
Cf. Equestrian monument of Marcus Aurelius

11

Orsanmichele
Florence, Italy
Decided in 1339 that each guild should provide a statue of their respective patron saint for exterior
Verrocchio, Ghiberti, Donatello, and Luca della Robbia were commisioned in 15th century

12

Donatello
Saint Mark
Orsanmichele, Florence, Italy
1410
Marble
Approx. 7'9" high

13

Nanni Di Banco
Four Crowned Saints
Orsanmichele, Florence, Italy
1410
Marble
Life-size

14

Filippo Brunelleschi
Interior of Santa Spirito
Florence, Italy
1440
Basilica of Santa Maria del Santa Spirito (Saint Mary of the Holy Spirit)

15

Leon Battista Alberti
Palazzo Rucellai
Florence, Italy
1450-1470

16

Leon Battista Alberti
Sant'Andrea
West facade
Mantua, Italy
1470
Comissioned by Ludovico III Gonzaga
Cf. Pantheon and Arch of Constantine

17

Santa Maria del Carmine
Oltrarno, Florence, Italy
Built in 1270, enlarged 1330, enlarged again 1465
 

18

Frescoes in Santa Maria del Carmine
Commissioned in 1425 by Felice Brancacci
Illustrate the life of Saint Peter
Designed by Masolino da Panicale
Taken over by Masaccio in 1430
Finished by Filippino Lippi in 1480

19

Masaccio
Tribute Money
Brancacci Chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy
1425
Fresco
8'1"x19'7"

20

Masaccio
Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Eden
Brancacci Chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence, Italy
1425
Fresco
7'x2'11"
Eve shows "modest Venus" pose from Classical Antiquity
 

21

Masaccio
Holy Trinity
Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy
1430
Fresco
21'x10'5"

22

Domenico Veneziano
Saint Lucy Altarpiece
1445
83"x85"
Tempera on wood
Originally in the Santa Lucia dei Magnoli, Florence, Italy
Saint Francis, Saint John the Baptist, Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ, Saint Zanobi, and Saint Lucy

23

Piero della Francesca
Resurrection
Palazzo Comunale, Borgo San Sepolcro
1465

24

Piero della Francesca
Legend of the True Cross
1450
San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy
Story of Helen finding the true cross

25

Piero della Francesca
Finding of the True Cross and Proving of the True Cross
San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy
1455
Fresco
11'8"x6'4"
 

26

Sandro Botticelli
Birth of Venus
1480
Tempera on canvas
Approx. 5'8"x9'11"
Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy

27

Sandro Botticelli
Primavera
1480
6'8"x10'4"

28

Renaissance in Florence

1400-1500

29

Quattocento

A period of increasing prosperity and steady progression in the arts toward the harmonious balance achieved in the High Renaissance

30

Piero della Francesca
Federico da Montefeltro
Duke of Urbino
1475