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Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the art of the figure

Michael Wayne Cole

Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the art of the figure

by Michael Wayne Cole

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Renaissance Painting,
  • Figure painting,
  • Themes, motives,
  • Human beings in art

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael W. Cole
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND1293.I8 C65 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 191 pages
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27179393M
    ISBN 100300208200
    ISBN 109780300208207
    LC Control Number2014012688
    OCLC/WorldCa877077674

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Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the art of the figure by Michael Wayne Cole Download PDF EPUB FB2

This concise, lucid, and thought-provoking book looks again at the one moment when Leonardo and Michelangelo worked side by side, seeking to identify the roots of their differing ideas of the figure in 15th-century pictorial practices and to understand what this contrast meant to the artists /5(4).

In late and earlyLeonardo da Vinci (–) and Michelangelo Buonarroti (–) were both at work on commissions they had received to paint murals in Florence’s City Hall.

Leonardo was to depict a historic battle between Florence and Milan, Michelangelo one between Florence and Pisa. This concise, lucid, and thought-provoking book looks again at the one moment when Leonardo and Michelangelo worked side by side, seeking to identify the roots of their differing ideas of the figure in 15th-century pictorial practices and to understand what this contrast meant to the artists and writers who Leonardo h close investigation of these two artists, Michael W.

Cole provides a new Price: $ I do have some criticisms of the book. First, there are way too many interpretive descriptions of various works of art. They got tedious for me, but then, it is a book of art history so others may enjoy it.

Second, the author clearly prefers Leonardo to Michelangelo, at least in my reading. He spends far more time discussing and interpreting /5(47). When Leonardo Met Michelangelo: The Art of the Figure The early s lay claim to some of the Leonardo impressive and important artists in history, with giants such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti adorning Italy with their statues, frescos and architecture.

Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Three great artists told through their life stories & through their great art.

If you need a good reference work for school or college this is the book for you. Great book with no bias against either one artist or the others, a good /5.

From toLeonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti both lived and worked in Florence. Leonardo was a charming, handsome fifty year-old at the peak of his career. Michelangelo was a temperamental sculptor in his mid-twenties, desperate to make a name for himself/5().

The 2 drawings that loved and chose to study or Compare are Head Of Lead by Leonardo da Vinci and Andrea Quarters by Michelangelo; the two are very interesting to me because they tell me about the artist, for instance Michelangelo drawing is the only surviving portrait drawing that he made and according to the description Michelangelo 'Was most.

Michelangelo first gained notice in his 20s for his sculptures of the Pietà () and David () and cemented his fame with the ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel (–12). He was celebrated for his art’s complexity, physical realism, psychological tension, and.

Buy Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Art of the Figure by Cole, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4).

Michelangelo showed mastery of the human figure in painting as well. His Doni Tondo (c), a significant early work, shows both balance and energy; influence by Leonardo da Vinci is clear. When plans for the construction of the tomb of Pope Julius II were forestalled, Michelangelo left Florence.

Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the art of the figure. [Michael Wayne Cole] -- "In late and earlyLeonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti were both at work on commissions they had received to paint murals in Florence's City Hall.

Michelangelo — ‘The sculpture is already complete within the marble block, before I start my work. It is already there, I just have to chisel away the su. Michelangelo is a novice in the art world, but eager to make a name for himself. Da Vinci is years older, and already at the peak of his career—all of which are reasons, Storey purports, behind their ongoing animosity.

And when Leonardo loses the David commission to Michelangelo years later, it only stokes the fires. With an engaging text by renowned Michelangelo scholar William E.

Wallace, Michelangelo: The Complete Sculpture, Painting, Architecture brings together in one exquisite volume the powerful sculptures, the awe-inspiring paintings, and the classical architectural works of one of the greatest artists of all time.

Including everything from his sculptures Pietàs and David to his beautiful paintings of the Sistine Chapel and the Doni Tondo Cited by: 3. In late and earlyLeonardo da Vinci (–) and Michelangelo Buonarroti (–) were both at work on commissions they had received to paint murals in Florence’s City Hall.

Leonardo was to depict a historic battle between Florence and Milan, Michelangelo one between Florence and Pisa. Though neither project was ever completed, the painters’ mythic encounter shaped art. While the core argument of Michael W. Cole’s Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Art of the Figure owes something to his brilliant article “The Figura Sforzata: Modelling, Power and the Mannerist Body” (Art Hist no.

4 [September ]: –51), his subsequent work on later sixteenth-century Florentine art has facilitated a book of broader significance. The opening lines signal Cole. The Observer Art and design books.

The Lost Battles by Jonathan Jones. An account of the Renaissance geniuses Michelangelo and Leonardo reveals the rivalrous passion in. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo di lodoˈviːko ˌbwɔnarˈrɔːti siˈmoːni]; 6 March – 18 February ), known best as simply Michelangelo (English: / ˌ m aɪ k əl ˈ æ n dʒ ə l oʊ, ˌ m ɪ k-/), was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled Died: 18 February (aged 88), Rome, Papal.

His major argument is that, as the representation of the human figure came to be the distinguishing characteristic of Italian Renaissance painting, Leonardo and Michelangelo developed very different conceptions of the figure that eventually represented two opposing alternatives/5(3).

It seems that the Anonimo’s informant had an excellent visual memory of Leonardo, for his story of the insult at Palazzo Spini is preceded by a precise pen portrait of Michelangelo’s victim in what must have been about “[Leonardo] cut a fine figure /5(4).

Leonardo da Vinci: Early Life and Training Leonardo da Vinci () was born in Anchiano, Tuscany (now Italy), close to the town of Vinci that .Leonardo was born on 14/15 April in the Tuscan hill town of Vinci, in the lower valley of the Arno river in the territory of the Medici-ruled Republic of Florence.

He was the out-of-wedlock son of Messer Piero Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci, a wealthy Florentine legal notary, and a peasant named Caterina, identified as Caterina Buti del Vacca and more recently as Caterina di Meo Lippi by Born: Lionardo di ser Piero da Vinci, 14/15 April .