Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: 1480 paintings, 1481 paintings, 1482 paintings, 1485 paintings, 1486 paintings, The Birth of Venus,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: 1480 paintings, 1481 paintings, 1482 paintings, 1485 paintings, 1486 paintings, The Birth of Venus, Tornabuoni Chapel, Triumphs of Caesar, Sassetti Chapel, Virgin of the Rocks, Lady with an Ermine, Primavera, Carafa Chapel, Adoration of the Magi, Brancacci Chapel, The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things, The Torment of Saint Anthony, Lamentation over the Dead Christ, Venus and Mars, St.
Francis in Ecstasy, Madonna of the Carnation, Transfiguration of Christ, Madonna Litta, Apparition of the Virgin to St Bernard, Portrait of a Man with a Roman Medal, St. Augustine, Advent and Triumph of Christ, Three Angels and Young Tobias, Portrait of a Young Woman of Frankfurt, Pallas and the Centaur, Cestello Annunciation, Madonna of the Magnificat, Christ Carrying the Cross (Bosch, 1480s), Portrait of a Young Man (Botticelli, London), The Madonna of the Cherubim, Portrait of a Young Man (Botticelli, Washington), Christ Child with a Walking Frame, Crucifixion with a Donor, Madonna of the Book.
Excerpt: The Tornabuoni Chapel (Italian: Cappella Tornabuoni) is the main chapel (or chancel) in the church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy. It is famous for the extensive and well-preserved fresco cycle on its walls, one of the most complete in the city, which was created by Domenico Ghirlandaio and his workshop between 1485 and 1490. The main chapel of Santa Maria Novella was first frescoed in the mid-14th century by Andrea Orcagna. Remains of these paintings were found during restorations in the 1940s: these included, mostly in the vault, figures from the Old Testament.
Some of these were detached and can be seen today in the Museum of the church. By the late 15th century, Orcagnas frescoes were in poor condition. The Sassetti, a rich and powerful Florentine family who were the bankers of the Medici, had long held the rig...