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The Twelve Dancing Princesses, written by Marianna Meyer, illustrations by: Kinuko. Y. Craft -- When I was very young, my mom gave me this book and I just could not stop looking at it. Everything that I like in art – light, Nature, organic patterns, realism, pretty people, lustrous clothing, and the whole Italian Renaissance look – is in this book.

Artist profile: Kinuko Y. Craft – Twelve Dancing Princesses

The Twelve Dancing Princesses, written by Marianna Meyer, illustrations by: Kinuko. Y. Craft -- When I was very young, my mom gave me this book and I just could not stop looking at it. Everything that I like in art – light, Nature, organic patterns, realism, pretty people, lustrous clothing, and the whole Italian Renaissance look – is in this book.

1477 Sandro Botticelli (Italian painter, draughtsman;1444-1510) ~ 'Mary With the Child and Singing Angels' [detail]

1477 Sandro Botticelli (Italian painter, draughtsman;1444-1510) ~ 'Mary With the Child and Singing Angels' [detail]

The Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the period roughly from the 14th to the 17th century, beginning in Italy in the Late Middle Ages and later spreading to the rest of Europe. #Glogster #Renaissance

The Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the period roughly from the 14th to the 17th century, beginning in Italy in the Late Middle Ages and later spreading to the rest of Europe. #Glogster #Renaissance

Three Graces, Sandro Botticelli /// I should totally do the version of this with pen Moira and noey like in the book

Three Graces, Sandro Botticelli /// I should totally do the version of this with pen Moira and noey like in the book

Filippo Brunelleschi, The Duomo of Florence, Italy. In 1419 there was a competition to construct the dome of the Florence cathedral. It was between Brunelleschi and Ghiberti. Brunelleschi won.

Filippo Brunelleschi, The Duomo of Florence, Italy. In 1419 there was a competition to construct the dome of the Florence cathedral. It was between Brunelleschi and Ghiberti. Brunelleschi won.

Textile panel detail  Mariano Fortuny  c. 1915 / The Italian Renaissance was a consistent inspiration, but Fortuny also borrowed design elements from sources as diverse as the pre-Columbian art of Central and South America, Chinese brush paintings, Coptic textile designs, and Arabic calligraphy.

Textile panel detail Mariano Fortuny c. 1915 / The Italian Renaissance was a consistent inspiration, but Fortuny also borrowed design elements from sources as diverse as the pre-Columbian art of Central and South America, Chinese brush paintings, Coptic textile designs, and Arabic calligraphy.

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