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. (73 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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    Bacchus and Ariadne, Assumption of the Virgin, Pastoral Concert

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    The Birth of Venus, Primavera, The Mystical Nativity

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    Bacchus, Supper at Emmaus (Caravaggio), London

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    Christ among the Doctors, Altarpiece of Ober-St. Veit, Lamentation for ...

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    Arnolfini Portrait, Ince Hall Madonna, Annunciation

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

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

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

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

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    Hans Holbein the Elder Basilica of St. Mary, Basilica of St. Paul, St. Catherine Altar

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    Portrait of Henry VIII, Noli me Tangere, Portrait of Robert Cheseman

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    Battle of the Nudes

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

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

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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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    Pieter Bruegel the Elder

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    Isaac van Swanenburg

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

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    Hans Baldung Dürer's Rhinoceros, Knight, Death and the Devil

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    The Small Cruxifixion, The Mocking of Christ, Stuppach Madonna

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

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

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    Last Supper

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    Albrecht Altdorfer The Battle of Alexander at Issus

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    Lamentation of Christ, Adoration of the Magi, The Madonna of the Cherubim ...

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

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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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    Hercules and Cacus

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

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    Alfred Stevens

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    Eusebio da San Giorgio

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