Sandro Boticelli's "The Birth of Venus", Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Most paintings of women during the middle Ages symbolize the Virgin Mary, showing her in a demure appearance with an angelic smile and covered head. So Botticelli's depiction
Donatello's Mary Magdalene - THE most haunting image I have ever seen. I hated leaving her behind. >>> Surely the most startling sculpture to come out of the Renaissance? Rodin would have loved it, I'm certain.
Duomo - florence italy Santa Maria del Fiore and Baptistery. Work on the Gothic cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore began in 1296 and was completed by Brunelleschi in 1436 with the famous Dome, which was painted inside with frescoes by Vasari and Zuccari.
PUERTA DEL PARAISO Lorenzo Ghiberti (Florencia, h. 1380 - 1465) 1425-1452 Bronce y bronce sobredorado Baptisterio de la catedral de Florencia Escultura del Renacimiento. Quattrocento italiano Los veintiocho relieves que realizara para su primera puerta, Ghiberti les reduce en la Puerta del Paraíso a diez de mayor tamaño que se articulan formando dos calles, con cinco en cada hoja batiente.
Sandro Botticelli: Madonna of the Pomegranate, detail The Madonna of the Pomegranate (Madonna della Melagrana) is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli, circa It is housed in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence, Italy.