Monday, July 1, 2013

Mid, ad 200 to 1430

Mid, ad 200 to 1430

This period (1200-1430) belong to the early Christian and Byzantine art, as the Roman and Gothic Art as well. Most of the art, which survives from this period is a realistic, not religious in nature. Animals in art at that time served as a symbol rather than a representation of the real world. So very little can wildlife art as time for there during this time.

Wildlife Art of the Renaissance, 1300 until 1602.

This art movement started by ideas that were originally made in Florence. After centuries of religious art, the Renaissance artist's dominance began to more mystical themes in the long direction and the depiction of the world around them, from the purely Christian subject interesting. The new technique, resulting in a using a portable painting and oil paintings, as well as new opportunities to see great changes in artistic expression such as perspective and the representation of realistic texture and lighting.

The two main schools of Renaissance Italy, the school was heavily influenced by the art of ancient Greece and Rome and Northern Europe ... Flemish, Netherlands and Germany, which are generally more realistic and less idealized in their work. Renaissance art reflects the revolution of ideas and science that have occurred at the time of the Reformation.

Donatello features artists such as Botticelli, of the early Renaissance. Animals are still present, such as "Pegasus" by Jacopo de'Barbari are used symbolically and mythological context.

Leonardo da Vinci was the most famous artists of the High Renaissance. Although most of his work to represent humans and technology integrates wildlife sometimes in his paintings, such as the Swan in "Swan" Leda and the animals in the "Lady with an ermine", represent and "investigation of the movement and position of the cat".

Dürer is considered the greatest artists of the Renaissance of Northern Europe. Albrecht Durer primarily known for wildlife, including pictures of the rabbit, Rhinoceros, Gimpel, owls, squirrels, small blue wing roller, monkeys and blue Crow.

Baroque wildlife art, 1600-1730.

Important artistic age, encouraged by the Roman Catholic Church and the aristocracy of the time, have great artists such as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez, Poussin, and Vermeer. Paintings from this period often use lighting effects to enhance dramatic effect.

Lion and "Goldfinch" by CAREL Fabrituis including wildlife art at this time.

Melchior de Hondecoeter specialize animals and birds species in the Baroque period with paintings, including "revolt in the chicken coup", "Fighting cock" and "Palace Amsterdam with exotic birds".

The art of the Rococo period was decadent later (1720-1780) subgenres of the Baroque period and includes such renowned artists such as Canaletto, Goya and Gainsborough. "Dromedary" Jean Antoine Watteau study and "the folly of animals" by Goya including wildlife art of the time.

Jean-Baptiste Oudry is a specialist wildlife often painted Rococo commissions for royalty.

Some illustrations of early scientific wildlife is also about this time for example from the artist William Lewin, published a book describing the bird United Kingdom, entirely painted by hand.

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