...Beauty, cleaning, DIY tips and more - free to join!
   Login   Contact us   Site map   Puzzle Club   Ask a question    Newsletter

15th Century Art: Portrait

Hobbies : Art

Another phenomenon of the 15th century art world was the increasing prominence of the portrait.

Whereas before mainly religious scenes were the order of the day, more and more people and notable figures were being immortalised in quality portraits.

The influence on this is said by some to be the Roman coins that were studied at the time.

The pictures tend to be in profile, and hence only head and shoulders would normally be in the picture. This also allowed imperfections to be hidden in the subject!


By: Artiste

Share on Facebook: On Twitter: TwitterTweet this!

  Reply to 15th Century Art: Portrait

  Receive Our Newsletter




Questions about art:

Ask question

More Articles:
How to approach a publisher
How to minimise noise when filming
How to improve landscape pictures