This event was important because it represented the growing power and dominance of the Catholic Church and of the pope. It also reflected the growing power of the wealthy families that funded the churches.
Approx. 1427 - Approx. 1565
Madonna and Child with Two Angels
This artwork best embodies the Italian Renaissance because of the elegance and beauty of the depiction of Madonna, and the perfectly proportional bodies, and the earthly background, and shows the power of the Medici family.