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a. the High Renaissance the period from about the 1490s to the 1520s in painting, sculpture, and architecture in Europe, esp in Italy, when the Renaissance ideals were considered to have been attained through the mastery of Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael
b. (as modifier): High Renaissance art.
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|Noun||1.||High Renaissance - the artistic style of early 16th century painting in Florence and Rome; characterized by technical mastery and heroic composition and humanistic content|
artistic style, idiom - the style of a particular artist or school or movement; "an imaginative orchestral idiom"
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