The Holy Story: The Driving Force of Renaissance Art?

​The sudden expansion in trade, banking and the textile industry in the late 1200s.  brought an influx of labouring classes to the cities of Renaissance Italy. The Roman church, whose depictions of God were designed to control the congregation with the might and majesty of the Lord, was ill-equipped to deal with the vast numbers … Continue reading The Holy Story: The Driving Force of Renaissance Art?

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