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Masaccio 1401-1428 Eric Chandler Period 3 Childhood Giovanni di Mone Cassai and Jacopa di Martinozzo were his parents Born right outside of Venice, Tuscan province Father was a notary Father died when he was only five in 1406 upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/ Teenage years

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Masaccio 1401-1428

Eric Chandler

Period 3


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Childhood

  • Giovanni di Mone Cassai and Jacopa di Martinozzo were his parents

  • Born right outside of Venice, Tuscan province

  • Father was a notary

  • Father died when he was only five in 1406

upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/


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Teenage years

  • Joined a craft guild at 16

  • Considered a good kid

  • His talents were very obvious

  • Earned the nickname “Clumsy Thomas”


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Worked with older artists to help learn

Worked with experienced painter Masolino de Panicale

Started as an apprenticeship possibly

Masaccio’s skills were probably superior to his mentors

Learning

Madonna with Child and Angels

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:San_Giovenale_Masaccio.jpg


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Became friends with other great artists

Bounced ideas off of each other, good company

Giotto, Alberti, Brunelleschi, Donatello all close to him

They helped him and they were all extremely talented

People Around Him

Donatello

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donatello


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Most if not all of his paintings were religious

Many of his paintings backgrounds were churches or altarpieces

Paintings depicted saints and many highly regarded religious icons

Paintings Theme

Fresco

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:San_Pietro_Masaccio.jpg


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He was considered a realist painter

Used holy scenes and intertwined living people into his paintings

His works were considered very natural and new, moved away from gothic art

Technique

Gothic Art

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Simone_Martini_072.jpg


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Madonna with Child

Holy Trinity

Brancacci Chapel

Portrait of a Young Man

Best Work


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Most of his paintings were parts of churches, chapels

He was hired by people to paint parts of the church

These sections were called frescos

Painted some for very prestigious men and churches

Display

Santa Maria Novella

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Santa_Maria_Novella.jpg


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He left a lasting affect on Renaissance art

Was looked up to by other artists of the time

Known as the first great realist painter

Left his mark on Florence, Italy and the entire Renaissance

Masaccio’s Affect


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Most of his great paintings are in churches, not canvas

This makes it hard to buy his original work, copies are common

His work is of great value and prestige

Appreciation


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First great realist painter

Left lasting affect on painting world along with Renaissance

Depicted mostly religious scenes

Moved focus of paintings away from dark, gothic theme

Made huge impact in lifetime

Conclusion


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Bibliography

Sortais, Gaston. "Masaccio." 2007. 4 Apr. 2007 <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09768a.htm>.

Lieber, Sarah. "Massacio." 26 Mar. 2006. 4 Apr. 2007 <http://www.wfu.edu/~liebsg5/FYS100/masaccio.htm>.

Spike, John T. "Massacio." 2007. 4 Apr. 2007 <http://www.nndb.com/people/879/000084627/>.


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