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. (69 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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    The Garden of Earthly Delights, The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last ...

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    Bacchus and Ariadne, Assumption of the Virgin, Pastoral Concert

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    Bacchus, Supper at Emmaus (Caravaggio), London, The Calling of St Matthew ...

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    The Flight into Egypt, Adoration of the Magi, St Francis of Assisi ...

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    Arnolfini Portrait, Ince Hall Madonna, Annunciation

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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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    The Coronation of the Virgin, Last Supper, Miracle of the Slave

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

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    The Wedding at Cana, Saint Jerome in the Wilderness, Portrait of Daniele ...

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    Battle of the Nudes

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    Madonna and Child Enthroned, Annunciation with two Kneeling Donors, ...

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    The Feast of the Gods, Portrait of Doge Leonardo Loredan, Agony in the ...

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    Andrea Solari

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

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    added by Polar Bear Pieter Brueghel the Younger Construction of the Tower of Babel, Virgin and Child with Infant St John ...

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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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    Virgin and Child with Saint Anne, Madonna and Child, Portrait of a Young ...

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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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    The Flight into Egypt, The Descent from the Cross

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    Antonio da Correggio Noli Me Tangere, The Education of Cupid, Assumption of the Virgin

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    Cronus (Saturn) defeats his father Uranus, The Temptation of Saint Jerome ...

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

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    added by Polar Bear Lucas Cranach the Elder Rest of the Virgin during The Flight into Egypt, The Golden Age, A ...

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    Alessandro Tiarini

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

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    Cellini Salt Cellar, The Nymph of Fountainebleau

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    Alfred Stevens

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    Claude Lorrain The Disembarkation of Cleopatra at Tarsus, The Embarkation of the Queen of ...

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    Hercules and Cacus

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