Famous Renaissance Artists, Ranked Artists
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Famous Renaissance Artists, Ranked

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

This list below has everything from Leonardo da Vinci to Michelangelo.

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

Almost every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. Use this factual list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. (71 items)
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    Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Bacchus

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    David, The Creation of Adam, Sistine Chapel ceiling

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    Saint George and the Dragon, Sistine Madonna, The School of Athens

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    David, The Crucifixion, Judith and Holofernes

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    The Birth of Venus, Primavera, The Mystical Nativity

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    Bacchus and Ariadne, Assumption of the Virgin, Pastoral Concert

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    added by Polar Bear Hans Holbein the Elder Basilica of St. Mary, Basilica of St. Paul, St. Catherine Altar

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    Portrait of Sigismund of Luxemburg, Portrait of a princess, Madonna of the ...

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    Battle of the Nudes

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    added by Polar Bear Hans Baldung Dürer's Rhinoceros, Knight, Death and the Devil, Melancholia I

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    Andrea Solari

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    The Counterattack of Michelotto da Cotignola at the Battle of San Romano, ...

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    Isaac van Swanenburg

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    The Small Cruxifixion, The Mocking of Christ, Stuppach Madonna

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    Cosimo Tura Portrait Eleonora d'Aragona, Duchess of Ferrara, The Circumcision of ...

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    Federico Barocci Madonna del Popolo, The Rest On The Flight To Egypt, The Circumcision

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    Pilate Washing His Hands, Door of a Ciborium, Sacrifice of Isaac

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    Alessandro Tiarini

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    Cellini Salt Cellar, The Nymph of Fountainebleau

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    Alfred Stevens

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