The Italian Renaissance produced some of the greatest artistic ideas and innovations in history, often stimulated by rivalries between artists, patrons, and city states such as Florence and Venice.
Recently acquired skills in painting objects, people and perspective in a convincing way were put to use in new subjects which included portraits and sensuous mythologies, as well as religious paintings. Find out in this stunning film how this came about.
This DVD presents the most creative artistic period in history, explored through the great artists of the time. It features paintings by Giovanni and Gentile Bellini, Botticelli, Piero della Francesca, Leonardo, Mantegna, Michelangelo and Raphael.