BELLINI Jacopo (Jacopo Bellini)( Senior Representative of the Venetian school of painting of the first half of the 15 in)
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Biography BELLINI Jacopo (Jacopo Bellini)
Student Gentile da Fabriano, the master who worked in the style of 'international' Gothic. In 1420-ies, along with his master Jacopo worked in Florence. This was the time of origin in the works of Donatello, Ghiberti, Masaccio, Brunelleschi, and others. New Renaissance. The works of monumental painting, . created by Jacopo Bellini, . not preserved, . but his easel works indicate, . that the artist combined the elements in his paintings of the Gothic and the new Renaissance style: decorative, . rich detail, . sophistication and pretentiousness of late Gothic and interest in the realistic depiction of objects in space, . characteristic of the Renaissance,
. Passion for the visual perception of the problems evident in the figures of the two albums that are stored in the Louvre and the British Museum, the appointment and the dating of which (possibly 1440-1450) remain controversial. They contain a lot of sketches of different scenes - the mythological, biblical and fantasy. Feels interest wizard to archeology, problems and prospects of other ways of organizing images. Most of the pictures, obviously, are complete works, especially since none of the known paintings by the artist directly to them is not connected. Among the drawings first appeared specific subjects, which are typical for the Venetians genre: scenes from the holiday and everyday life of the city. This genre has successfully found its continuation in the work of the sons of Jacopo, Gentile and Giovanni Bellini, as well as a number of other masters in the coming years.