Renaissance

Periods

The Darkness Of Titian’s Late Paintings

Titian had a long life. According to scholars he must have been 78 or 80 years old when he died. That was considered a miracle in an age when most...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 February 2017

Masterpiece Stories

Mars And Venus, Sandro Botticelli (Painting Of The Week)

Valentines Day is coming. What else could we feature in our weekly series "Painting of the Week" if not a scene of Mars and Venus created by our...

Zuzanna Stańska 12 February 2017

Artist Stories

Everything You Must Know About Parmigianino

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) was born on this day in 1503. Happy Birthday! This great Italian Mannerist painter and...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 January 2017

Artist Stories

Everything You Must Know About Sandro Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli - everyone knows his name and his The Birth of Venus and Primavera. This master of Early Renaissance belonged to the Florentine...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 January 2017

Art Forms

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Hunters in the Snow in Movies

The Hunters in the Snow by Pieter Bruegel the Elder are in the medieval and early Renaissance tradition of the Labours of the Months: depictions of...

Zuzanna Stańska 30 December 2016

Masterpiece Stories

Holy Night by Correggio (Painting of the Week)

The Holy Night by Correggio also known as Nativity or the Adoration of the Shepherds, was commissioned by Alberto Pratoneri for his family chapel in...

Zuzanna Stańska 25 December 2016

Architecture

About A Bad Guy Who Commissioned A Chapel To Save His Soul

Ciao ragazzi! Saluti from Italy! (Zuza is here too, but in a different place, so DailyArtDaily has basically invaded the country!). I'm doing...

Magda Michalska 17 October 2016

Artist

Raphael and La Fornarina – The Love Story

Margarita Luti is also known as La Fornarina,  which means "the baker's daughter". According to the legend, she was the mistress and model of...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 October 2016

Artist Stories

Titian’s Women Who Are In Fact The Same Woman

Titian had it all. He was so talented that people called him after Dante's Paradiso "The sun amidst small stars". He knew how to paint landscapes,...

Magda Michalska 28 August 2016

Artist Stories

11 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo Da Vinci

You may think you know everything about the genius of Renaissance. But there are a few unknown facts about Leonardo da Vinci's life that may surprise...

Zuzanna Stańska 17 August 2016

Masterpiece Stories

We Need To Talk Why This Is The Most Expensive Painting Of All Times

What is the most expensive painting of all times? Of course it is The Sistine Madonna by the Renaissance master, Raphael Santi. You're shocked,...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 July 2016