Renaissance art

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Deutsch: (Bildende) Kunst der Renaissance
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Most important works of art[edit]

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Main category: Renaissance painters
Fra Angelico  (circa 1395
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–1455) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q5664 q:it:Beato Angelico
Fra Angelico
Alternative names Beato Angelico, (Fra) Beato, (Fra) Giovanni, (Fra) Giovanni da Fiesole, (Fra) Giovanni da Fiesole Angelico, Fra Angelico da Fiesole, (Fra) Giovanni Angelico da Fiesole, Guido di Pietro Trosini, Guido di Pietro da Mugello, Guidolino di Pietro da Mugello
Description Italian painter, fresco painter, miniaturist and monk
Date of birth/death circa 1395
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18 February 1455
Location of birth/death Vicchio Rome
Work period between 1402 and 1455
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Work location Fiesole (1407), Foligno (1409-1414), Cortona (1414-1418), Fiesole (1420-1436), Perugia (1437), Florence (1436-1445), Rome (1445-1455), Orvieto (1447-1449), Fiesole (1451-1452)
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Sandro Botticelli  (1445–1510) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q5669 q:it:Sandro Botticelli
Sandro Botticelli
Alternative names Birth name: Allessandro Filipepi
Sandro Filipepi
Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi
Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi Botticelli
Description Italian painter and artist
Date of birth/death 1 March 1445 17 May 1510
Location of birth/death Florence Florence
Work location Florence (1469–1481), Pisa (1475), Rome (1481–1482), Florence (1482–1490), Volterra (ca. 1483), Mantua (1502), Florence (1503–1510)
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Antonio da Correggio  (1489–1534) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q8457 q:it:Correggio
Antonio da Correggio
Alternative names Birth name: Antonio Allegri
Description Italian painter
Date of birth/death circa 1490
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5 March 1534
Location of birth/death Correggio bei Modena Correggio
Work location Parma
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Lucas Cranach the Elder  (1472–1553) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q191748
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Alternative names Lucas Cranach the Elder
Description - painter, draughtsman, printmaker and court painter
Date of birth/death 4 October 1472 / 1472 16 October 1553 / 1553
Location of birth/death Kronach Weimar
Work location Lutherstadt Wittenberg
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Piero della Francesca  (–1492) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q5822 s:it:Autore:Piero della Francesca q:it:Piero della Francesca
Piero della Francesca
Alternative names Birth name: Pietro di Benedetto dei Franceschi; Pietro Borgliese
Description painter and mathematician
Date of birth/death between circa 1410 and circa 1420
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12 October 1492
Location of birth/death Sansepolcro Sansepolcro
Work location Sansepolcro, Arezzo, Rimini, Rome
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Albrecht Dürer  (1471–1528) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q5580 s:en:Author:Albrecht Dürer q:en:Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
Alternative names Albrecht Dürer
Description German painter, engraver, mathematician, illuminator, copperplate engraver and art theorist
Date of birth/death 21 May 1471 6 April 1528
Location of birth/death Nuremberg Nuremberg
Work location Nuremberg (1484–1490), Basel (1490–1494), Strasbourg (1490–1494), Colmar (1490–1494), Frankfurt (1490–1494), Mainz (1490–1494), Cologne (1490–1494), Nuremberg (–1528), Innsbruck (1494), Venice (1494–1495), 1505–1506), Bologna (1505–1506), Milan (1505–1506), Florence (1505–1506), Rome (1505–1506), Augsburg (1518)
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Hans Holbein the Elder  (1465–1524) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q49987
Hans Holbein the Elder
Description German painter
Date of birth/death circa 1465
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Location of birth/death Augsburg Isenheim
Work location Augsburg
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Leonardo da Vinci  (1452–1519) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q762 s:en:Author:Leonardo da Vinci q:en:Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
Alternative names Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, Leonardo
Description Italian painter, engineer, astronomer, philosopher, anatomist and mathematician
Date of birth/death 15 April 1452 2 May 1519
Location of birth/death Anchiano Clos Lucé
Work period from 1466 until 1519
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Work location Florence (1466–1482), Milan (1483–1499), Mantua (1499), Venice (1500), Florence (1500–1506), Milan (1506–1513), Florence (1507–1508), Rome (1513–1516), Amboise (1513–1518)
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Masaccio  (1401–1428) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q5811 q:it:Masaccio
Alternative names Birth name: Tommaso di Ser Giovanni di Simone
Description painter
Date of birth/death 21 December 1401 1428
Location of birth/death San Giovanni Valdarno Rome
Work location Florence
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Michelangelo  (1475–1564) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q5592 s:en:Author:Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni q:en:Michelangelo
Alternative names Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
Description Italian painter, sculptor, architect, poet and inventor
Date of birth/death 6 March 1475 18 February 1564
Location of birth/death Caprese Michelangelo Rome
Work period from 1487 until 1564
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Work location Florence (1487–1494), Bologna (1494–1496), Rome (1496–1501), Florence (1501–1505), Rome (1505–1506), Florence (1506–1508), Rome (1508–1516), Florence (1516–), Venice (), Florence (–1532), Rome (1532–1533), Florence (1533), Rome (), Florence (1533–), Rome (1534–1564)
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Pietro Perugino  (1450–1523) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q5827 q:it:Perugino
Pietro Perugino
Alternative names Birth name: Pietro Vannucci
Description Italian painter
Date of birth/death between circa 1445 and circa 1448
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Location of birth/death Città della Pieve Fontignano
Work location Perugia, Florence, Rome, Orvieto
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Raphael  (1483–1520) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q5597 s:it:Autore:Raffaello Sanzio q:en:Raphael
Alternative names Raffaello Santi, Raffaello de Urbino, Rafael Sanzio de Urbino, Raffael
Description painter and architect
Date of birth/death 6 April 1483 6 April 1520
Location of birth/death Urbino Rome
Work location Florence, Rome, Perugia
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Titian  (1490–1576) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q47551 s:it:Autore:Tiziano q:en:Titian
Alternative names Tiziano Vecelli; Tiziano Vecellio
Description Italian painter, fresco painter and draughtsman
Date of birth/death between 1485 and 1490
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27 August 1576
Location of birth/death Pieve di Cadore Venice
Work location Venice (1498), Ferrara, Mantua, Padua (1511), Milan (1540), Rome (1545–1546), Florence (1546), Augsburg (1548, 1550–1551), Constantinople (today Istanbul) (1555-1557)
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Main category: Renaissance sculptors

Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi a.k.a. Donatello


Main category: Renaissance etchers


Main category: Renaissance engravers

By media[edit]


Main category: Renaissance sculptures


Sandro Botticelli
Antonio da Correggio
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Albrecht Dürer II
Jan van Eyck
Piero della Francesca
Hans Holbein II
Leonardo da Vinci


Main category: Renaissance drawings


Main category: Renaissance engravings


Main category: Renaissance etchings

By motif[edit]



Main category: Renaissance portraits

(work from above)



By location of artwork[edit]

(work from above)


Hans Holbein II
Albrecht Dürer II

Italy and Vatican[edit]


See also Category:Renaissance art in Poland

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

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