1400-1499 Renaissance

Events

Renaissance

1350 - 1500

Renaissance was a period of philosophy and art brought in from Ancient Greece and Rome

Death of Geoffrey Chaucer

1400

Geoffrey Chaucer was known as the "Father of English Literature". He was buried in the Westminster Abbey

Life of Massacio

1401 - 1428

Painter of the Renaissance

St. George Statue Was Made

1410 - 1415

This famous statue was sculpted by Donatello (1386-1466)

First Woodcut Printing Press Was Made

1430

Used for printing religious images and playing cards

Life of Hugo van der Goes

1440 - 1482

Hugo van der Goes was a very important Flemish painter in the 1400s

Death of Jan van Eyck

1441

Jan van Eyck was the founder of the Netherlandish painting school

Life of Lorenzo

1449 - 1492

Lorenzo eventually became the center of all scholars, poets, and artists

Birth of Leonardo Da Vinci

1452

Leonardo Da Vinci was a big influence in the Renaissance. He worked on everything from inventions to music

The Gutenberg Bible Is Created

1455

Gutenberg printed around 180 copies of The Gutenberg Bible, which was 42 lines. It was considered the first mass-produced book

War of the Roses

1455 - 1485

There were 9 battles in total. They called it the War of the Roses because it was a conflict between two royal houses: the Red Rose of Lancaster, and the White Rose of York

First Color Printing is Used

1457

The first color printing was used for a book of psalms

Death of Donatello

1466

Donatello was a sculptor who lived and died in Florence, Italy

Portinari Altarpiece is Painted

1475 - 1478

This piece was painted by Hugo van der Goes (1440-1482)

Birth of Michelangelo

1475

Michelangelo was a sculptor, painter, and artist around the High Renaissance Art time period

Birth of Raphael

1483

Raphael was an architect in the High Renaissance Art time period

The Birth of Venus is Painted

1486

The Birth of Venus was painted by Boticelli

High Renaissance Art Movement

1490 - 1500

High Renaissance was a time period at the end of and after the Renaissance. At this time, Rome was destroyed. The High Renaissance was circled around Leonardo Da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo

Virtuvian Man is Drawn

1490

The Vitruvian Man was drawn by Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519)

The Last Supper is Painted

1495 - 1498

The Last Supper was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci