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Melozzo, da Forli (1438-1494) Music-making Angel Date: ca. 1480 Movement: Renaissance (Early Italian, "Quattrocento") Technique: Fresco Museum: Vatican Pinacoteca Location: Vatican City, Italy

1.School of Athens 2. Raphael 3. 1510-1511 Early Renaissance 4. Fresco 5/6 Vatican Rome 7. "fresco" painting done rapidly in watercolor on wet plaster on a wall or ceiling 8. shape of the walls and vault of the room 9. summarizes ideals of Renaissance

from Walks of Italy Blog

Florence's Oltrarno: Why Visit the "Other Side" of the Arno

The Brancacci Chapel, one of Florence’s best art gems. Check out these gorgeous frescoes on a Monday from 10am-5pm. The Cappella Brancacci of the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine is a must-see because Masaccio, the “father” of the Renaissance, started frescoing it in 1424… only to die shortly after. Enter Filippino Lippi, who finished the work 66 years later. That means that the frescoes are not only gorgeous, but show two different moments in Renaissance art.

from The Huffington Post

14 Paintings That Revolutionized Art

THE ARENA OR SCROVEGNI CHAPEL IN PADUA GIOTTO 1305-6 AD One of the masterpieces of early Renaissance art. The walls and ceiling are covered with a fresco cycle by Giotto depicting the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Massacio's Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Eden, in the Brancacci Chapel of the church Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence.