The Italian Renaissance. Begins mid 1300s…. Why did the Renaissance begin in Italy?. City states survived and prospered Centers of trade and manufacturing Emergence of wealthy, powerful merchant class Economic and political leadership Education and individual achievement. The Medicis.
Begins mid 1300s…
The Rome Pieta
dressed as a woman!
The Flemish painters are known for their portrayal of common man
They were the first to use oil paints, which provided exquisite detail.