Words to Know

Below you will find a list of words that relate to the exhibition. These words are divided into three groups: general words to know, words relating to middle school curriculum, and terms relating to high school themes.

General Terms

  • Chiarosuro
  • Sfumato
  • Perspective
  • Portraiture
  • Renaissance period
  • Venetian Renaissance
  • Oil on canvas
  • Cinquecento
  • Humanism

Middle School

  • Classical period
  • Medieval period
  • Quattrocento
  • Colore

High School

  • High Renaissance
  • Mannerism
  • Impasto brushwork
  • Female reclining nudes
  • Sacra conversazione
  • Grisaille
  • La Serenissima
  • Doge
  • Council of Venice
  • Adriatic Sea
  • Condottiere
  • San Marco
  • Maritime republic
  • Palazzo Ducale