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View Resource The Art of Renaissance Science: Galileo and Perspective

Modern astronomy, physics and engineering would not be the same without the contributions of Galileo, Da Vinci, and other Renaissance figures, and this site pays tribute to science in the context of Renaissance art and society. Prof. Joseph W. Dauben, who teaches history of science at the City University of New York, oversees this page, "The Art of Renaissance Science: Galileo and Perspective,"...
View Resource NGA Streaming Slideshow: The Adoration of the Magi

This streaming audio/slide show is the latest creation from the National Gallery of Art (NGA). The presentation consists of an in-depth examination and explanation of The Adoration of the Magi, the colorful painting by Fra Angelico and Filippo Lippi. The painting is from the early Italian Renaissance and represents the three kings bringing gifts to the Christ Child twelve days after his birth. The...
View Resource From Filippo Lippi to Piero della Francesca: Fra Carnevale and the Making of a Renaissance Master

This special Web feature from the Metropolitan Museum centers around two fifteenth century paintings acquired by two US museums (the Metropolitan and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston) from the Barberini Collection in Rome in the 1930s, that have puzzled scholars for more than a century, and have only recently been identified as the work of Giovanni di Bartolomeo Corradini of Urbino, also known as...