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HARC 0080 Early Italian Renaissance

Between 1300 and 1500, the sculptor Donatello, the architects Brunelleschi, Alberti and Michelozzo as well as painters such as Giotto, Masaccio, Fra Angelico and Botticelli, brought about a transformation in art and architecture which we now call the Renaissance. With an emphasis on stylistic, technical and iconographic developments, and with its origins in the classical past, this transformation is charted from its beginnings in the art of Giotto to its full expression in the fifteenth century. The Ashmolean Museum and Christ Church galleries in Oxford, which have representative examples of painting in this period, make it possible to study original Renaissance works of art.

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