Famous Italian Renaissance Artists, Ranked Artists
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Famous Italian Renaissance Artists, Ranked

List of famous Italian Renaissance artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Italian Renaissance movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Italian Renaissance period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Italian Renaissance artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote.

With items ranging from Michelangelo to Raphael, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Italian Renaissance artists?" and "Who are the best Italian Renaissance artists?"

Almost every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use the items in this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. (29 items)
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    Works: David, The Creation of Adam, Sistine Chapel ceiling, Pietà, Bacchus + 48 more
    Born: 1475
    Date Born: 1475
    Birthplace: Caprese Michelangelo, Italy
    Period / Movement: High Renaissance, Italian Renaissance, Renaissance
    Nationality: Italy
    Forms: Sculpture, Painting, Drawing
    Michelangelo : see more

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    Works: Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Bacchus, Adoration of the Magi, Annunciation + 29 more
    Born: 1452
    Date Born: 1452
    Birthplace: Vinci, Italy
    Period / Movement: High Renaissance
    Nationality: Italy, Republic of Florence
    Forms: Sculpture, Painting, Drawing
    Leonardo da Vinci : see more

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    Works: The Birth of Venus, Primavera, The Mystical Nativity, Madonna and Child and Two Angels, Madonna del Padiglione + 70 more
    Born: 1445
    Date Born: 1445
    Birthplace: Florence, Italy
    Period / Movement: High Renaissance, Florentine School, Italian Renaissance, Renaissance
    Nationality: Italy
    Forms: Painting
    Sandro Botticelli : see more

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    Works: Saint George and the Dragon, Sistine Madonna, The School of Athens, Galatea, Aldobrandini Madonna + 85 more
    Born: 1483
    Date Born: 1483
    Birthplace: Urbino, Italy
    Period / Movement: High Renaissance, Italian Renaissance, Renaissance
    Nationality: Italy
    Forms: Painting, Drawing
    Raphael : see more

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    Works: Virgin and Child with Saint Anne, Madonna and Child, Portrait of a Young Man, Crucifixion, The Tribute Money + 5 more
    Born: 1401
    Date Born: 1401
    Birthplace: San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
    Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance
    Nationality: Italy
    Forms: Fresco, Painting
    Masaccio : see more

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