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Sofia Palaeologus Art

Renaissance covers the 14-16 century in Italy, 15-16 century in other European countries. Its name – Revival (or Renaissance) – this time in the culture received the resurgence of interest in ancient art. However, the artists of this time, not just copying the old designs, but also put them in a qualitatively new content. Renaissance should not be considered an artistic style or direction, because in this era they existed huge set. Since the late 15 th century, with the arrival in Moscow, Sofia Palaeologus, who brought with him quite a lot of skilful Greeks, more and more appears in Russia various foreign masters. In Moscow, a huge amount of money caused by Italian architects and masons, who start construction of the stone Kremlin.

With the construction of large stone houses there is a need to decorate and beat. And at 16, and early 17 centuries, visiting masters, architects and artists have done much to promote the art of the Renaissance in Russia. Gothic Gothic – (it. gotico – literally Gothic associated with the Germanic tribe is ready) – artistic style that arose in the mid-twelfth century, in France and spread to the West, Central and parts of Eastern Europe. Gothic completed the development of European medieval art and arose on the basis achievements of Roman culture. The term 'Gothic' has established itself in the Renaissance to denote the whole of medieval art, which was considered "barbaric." Gothic art was a cult of religious in purpose and topics. It appealed to the higher divine forces of eternity, the Christian worldview.

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