Renaissance Style started in 14th Century Europe with the revival and popularization of ancient Greek and Roman styles. Popularized by Italian artist Filippo Brunelleschi, the Renaissance Style quickly spread to other Italian cities and was soon adopted by other parts of Europe.
The Renaissance Style Architecture utilizes symmetry, proportion, and geometry resembling ancient Roman Architecture.
The Interior was commonly decorated with Frescos, painted murals on plaster walls. However more luxury palaces and chateaus were decorated with Hand Woven Tapestries.
Italian artists Leon Battista Alberti, and Filippo Brunelleschi formulated the idea of using principles of mathematics in art as a link between perceived reality and the ideal.
They invented the theory of proportionality between art, architectural and human form, believing that the ancients discovered the laws by which Nature produced her works so as to transfer them to the works of architecture.
Renaissance Style Architecture distinguishes it self with these characteristics
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The Renaissance Tapestries used in the interior were similar in style to the paintings in the era. These Tapestries features strong correlation between Classical and Realistic techniques that simulate perceived phenomena. Thematically they often borrow from Classical Myth as models and inspiration to demonstrate the artistic idealization of human beauty.
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