David is one of the renaissance arts that were made by Michelangelo during the renaissance period. The sculpture of David by Michelangelo was made between 1501 and 1504. The art by Michelangelo represented the culture of heroism. It represented one of the kings found in the bible. However, the sculpture later represented the liberty that was found in the state of Florentine. This art can be found in the museum of fine arts. This museum is found in Houston.
Persian miniature was a work of art that was famous in china between 13th to 16th centuries. The origin of this work of art has not yet been known. One of the people who participated in this art was Saadi. The work of art represented marriage celebrations and poetic literature. This was a culture that was common in China. This work of art can be found in Metropolitan Museum of art.
Whereas the art by Michelangelo is represented by a sculpture, Persian miniature is a painting that can be kept in an album. Michelangelo used sculpture because it represents human beings better. On the other hand, the Chinese believed that a painting would better be preserved and this is why a painting was preferred in the Persian miniature.
The function of Persian miniature was mainly to illustrate. This work of art illustrated marriage ceremonies and poetry that was famous during the period. It therefore created a feeling of enjoyment in such occasions. On the other hand, David by Michelangelo art of work aimed at inspiring the citizens and the Christians of the period. Therefore the functions of the two works of art were completely different.
David sculpture by Michelangelo symbolized strength and anger. It shows the strength an anger that made David to kill Goliath. In addition, it symbolized the anger and strength that the state of Florentine had as oppose to the neighbors. On the other hand, the Persian miniature symbolized the luxury that was present in Asia during the period. This luxury was facilitated by development of poetry and many marriage parties witnessed during the period.
Generally, both works of art represent religious information. David art represented the strength that the Christians have against satanic evils. The development of this sculpture also represented advancement in knowledge that made the state of Florentine aware of the rights of its citizens. On the other hand, Persian miniature represented a religious ceremony and how it was celebrated (Marriage). In addition, it represented advancement in knowledge that made people to come up with poems that were used during celebrations.
The study of Persian miniature, a non western work of art is important in the study of art appreciation because it helps students understand the value that the work of art was given during the renaissance period. The study also helps to show how renaissance period facilitated the advancement in the work of art in other parts of the world.