Timeline for Renissance

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Renaissance begins in Italy

1350

This is the time when Greek and Roman ideas and values were reborn

Masaccio paints frescos

1424

Masaccio starts making these painting that are done on wet plaster.

Jan Van Eyck paints Arnolfini and Bride

1434

represents ideas and values of the art work happening in the Northern parts of Europe during the Renaissance

Gutenberg invents movable type

1450

This printing press allowed for printed work

War of the roses

1455 - 1485

Civil war between two royal families over power of England

Marriage of ferdinand and Isabella

1469

Dynastic marriage that brought great power to Spain

Leonardo da vinci creates the Mona Lisa and Last Supper

1495 - 1503


Two iconic paintings of this time showing the styles of painting at the time.

Michelangelo creates the David and Sistine Chapel

1501 - 1508


Shows classical and religious technique that were being mastered at the time

Castiglione publishes the Book of the Courtier

1508

Book written to teach nobles how to be good nobles

Machiavelli Publishes The Prince

1513

Book written to teach government how to be a powerful official