Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel Ceiling, Rome, 1508-1512 C.E.
Sites of Art: Rome
Colosseum, Rome, 70-82 C.E.
(Copyright of De Montfort University and Associates, National Arts Slide Library)
With links to Roman Art, Architecture and Archaeology: Colosseum and Forum Romanum, Roman Emperors, Digital Art Collections and more!
The Mausoleum, The Ara Pacis, The Statue of Augustus at Prima Porta, the Gemma Augustea
This site provides a database of images of Roman art and architecture. The images are arranged by medium: architecture (Rome, Pompeii, Athens and beyond), sculpture, and painting, and by historical period. A bibliography is included.
Course materials, bibliography, visual images
History, Images and Map
Biography and images
The Life of LIONARDO DA VINCI, Painter and Sculptor of Florence(1452-1519) excerpt from Lives of the Most Eminent Italian Architects, Painters, and Sculptors (1550) by Giorgio Vasari (1511-74)
Vatican Web Sites; Sistine Chapel; Raphael's works in the Vatican (Raphael Stanze and Loggia)
Survey course, Renaissance and Baroque Architecture, University of Virginia, School of Architecture, Department of Architectural History(Slides: Professor C. W. Westfall); Brunelleschi, Alberti, Venice, Bramante and Roman Architecture and Patrons, The New Rome, The New Classicism in Italy, Baroque Projects and Masters
History of Italian Sculpture: Italian sculptors, including biographical details and examples of work; movements and time periods in Italian sculpture, including Gothic, Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque and Modernism; sculptures from collections, museums and galleries in some of the bigger Italian cities, including Rome and Florence.
St. Peter's Basilica, Cornaro Chapel
Biography and images
Catalogue of exhibition, includes images
Web site of the Foundation and Museum dedicated to the Italian painter Primo Conti. It provides a biography of Conti, an overview of his work, and information on the museum.
Web site devoted to Futurism, the international art movement founded in Italy in 1909. Includes the text of 16 Futurist manifestos and an extensive list of links to other sites dealing with Futurism, ranging from biographies of Futurists to typefaces.