Renaissance

Renaissance

Renaissance The Renaissance marks the end of the middle ages and the start of the modern period. Urbanization in late medieval years led to the formation of large cities with a concentration of power and wealth in these areas. The new period was marked by humanistic...
Renaissance Jewelry

Renaissance Jewelry

Renaissance Jewelry Infantin Isabella Clara Eugenia. Introduction Half way through the 15th-century general art styles changed in Italy. Artists started to draw inspiration from the Ancient Greek and Roman world. Funded by the royal families from the extremely wealthy...
Saliera

Saliera

Saliera The saliera is the Italian name for a salt cellar. The Italian goldsmith Cellini created a large seliara for the French King François I which is currently in the possession of the Kunsthistorisches Museum – Vienna, Austria. It was stolen in May 2003 and...