Bartolomeo Vivarini

Born1440 (Venice, Italy)

Paintings of Bartolomeo Vivarini

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The annunciation incident has been portrayed by mostly every major artist on canvas, fresco and many other materials. Every time the scene has been depicted in various ways and in various surroundings, but the core of the incident has always stayed true to the original. Vivarini has depicted the painting in a way which is referred as “humanization” of the scene. He has included real world aspects in realistic manner. Today, it is not an eye-catching aspect of a painting, but taking the painting’s creation date in consideration, it was the time when today’s basic principles of a painting like perspectives and proportions were about to be discovered and were reckoned as major break-through in painting. In that time, the idea of perfectly creating a […]


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