The Renaissance(1350-1600) (Why did it begin in Italy? ( Italy had been…
Why did it begin in Italy?
Italy had been the center of the Roman Empire
the ruins and art surrounded them and reminded them of their past.
Italy's cities had become wealthy
They could pay painters, sculptors architects, and other types of artists.
The works of art were only helping to increase their fame
Their population became more urban
living in the city
There were many different kinds of art
"Rebirth" of interest in art and learning
It was a rebirth of the Roman Empire
They studied the same subjects that the Greeks and Romans had studied
Venice was the wealthiest city state in Italy
grew up and lived there
Venice had and still have waterways in between their islands of land, they also used gondolas
First city state in Italy to grow really wealthy
Raised many famous artists
Became wealthy from trading cloth and banking
The Medici Family were a very wealthy family in florence at that time