Hellenistic Greek

The paintings found at Pompeii and the Palatine, offer a transcription although not very good of Hellenistic Greek painting. Greek painting acquires, a way to refined to represent shapes with its reliefs and mobility of bodies in space. Etruscan painting, the art that most cultivated was that of painting. They traditional sculptures and buildings. To collect data from the Etruscan painting it is necessary go to the tombs and study the documents that are found there. Etruscan painting print: rigidity of the drawing and movements, conventional gestures, with intention to imitate the real thing, default of perspective, poverty of palette (white, black, yellow, and red). In the second period (severe) drawing is almost correct. The sober composition; the palette is enrriquece with blue, green and vermilion.

In the third period (etruscogreco), removes all traces of archaism; is known to use chiaroscuro, figures drawn is from the front, is known perspective and resources of the technique. Scenes of funeral ceremonies (first and second period), they happen the mythological scenes of Hellas, the Etruscan painter competes with dignity with Greek; replacing troubled figures, tragic feeling. It is not easy to distinguish the Etruscans from the Greeks, if no attention is given to performances, which frequently are demons and funeral rites in the Etruscans, drawing is less fine, the quality of the clay is less like varnishes. Medieval painting, Christian art was born in the catacombs, underground Rome. Christian painting differs from the grecoromana in minor technical accuracy and symbolism. The human figures, in animals and objects became ideographic signs.

Turkey, dedicated to Juno, symbolized the resurrection; the vine, dedicated to Bacchus, symbolized the word of Christ; the Eagle of Jupiter and the lion of San Juan and San Marcos evangelists. The Good Shepherd, likely transformation of the Ermes Criophorus (mercury with the lamb in tow), is the oldest representation of the person of Christ. The Christians could not create a new beauty, imitated the classical models. Byzantine painting, national art was painting. In religious compositions, painters had given repertoires by the monks stating them where each character should deal with. Painting in the Renaissance, stands out the Italian painting, beginning from the 15th century is the most important time in the history of painting, being the real beginning of the modern era. 15Th century in Florence offers a great progress in the artistic technicality, later exploited by the great masters of the expression as Rafael and Miguel Angel. The elements with which humanism contributed to Florentine art were, the scientific study of linear perspective and area, the anatomy and the study of the nude in action and at rest, the details and the technical oleolista. Visit our gallery!.! Also here you will find quality items for the care of the body, mind and spirit; and other sections such as: sports, entertainment, computing, health, painting, languages and more.

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