Leonardo Da Vinci And The Renaissance Era

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Throughout the beginning of the modern world, there have been many artworks created that have lived through the force of time. These masterpieces are created to represent the time of its creation. During the Renaissance Era, the humanist and classical values of art flourished. One of the great masters of the Renaissance known as Leonardo Da Vinci, dominated the period of the High Renaissance. The values of the Renaissance exist in the works of Leonardo Da Vinci portrayed through his paintings of Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, and Salvator Mundi. The Renaissance Era was a period in Europe that lasted between the 14th century and 17th century. It was the period of time immediately following the Middle Ages in Europe that saw a great revival of interest in the classical learning and values of ancient Greece and Rome.Renaissance art sought to capture the experience of the individual and the beauty and mystery of the natural world. It conducted many values that amplified the Renaissance. Humanism, realism, and classical values are the most prominent aspects of this Era. “Humanism is the fundamental idea of that period as one of renewal and reawakening is humanistic in origin.” The term freely applies to a variety of beliefs, methods, and philosophies that place central emphasis on the human realm. “Realism, in the arts, the accurate, detailed, unembellished depiction of nature or of contemporary life. Realism rejects imaginative idealization in favour of a close observation of
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