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List of famous Renaissance paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Renaissance period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Renaissance paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Renaissance period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

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This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Renaissance paintings?” and “What are examples of Renaissance paintings?”

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Altarpiece of Ober-St. Veit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Altarpiece of Ober-St. Veit Albrecht Dürer, Hans Leonhard Schäufelein

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Annunciation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Annunciation Leonardo da Vinci - This is a painting of the Biblical subject of the Annunciation, by the Italian Renaissance artists Leonardo da Vinci and Andrea del Verrocchio, dating from circa 1472–1475 and housed in the Uffizi ...more

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Bacchus and Ariadne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Bacchus and Ariadne Titian - Bacchus and Ariadne is an oil painting by Titian. It is one of a cycle of paintings on mythological subjects produced for Alfonso d'Este, the Duke of Ferrara, for the Camerino d'Alabastro – a private ...more

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Christ among the Doctors is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Christ among the Doctors Albrecht Dürer - Christ among the Doctors is an oil painting by Albrecht Dürer, dating to 1506, now in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain. The work dates to Dürer's sojourn in Venice, and was ...more

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Coronation of the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Coronation of the Virgin Fra Angelico - The Coronation of the Virgin is a painting created by Fra Angelico in 1432.

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Danaë with Nursemaid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Danaë with Nursemaid Titian - Danaë with Nursemaid (1549-1550) is a painting by Titian, now located in Museo del Prado.

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Diana and Actaeon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Diana and Actaeon Titian - Diana and Actaeon is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Titian, finished in 1556–1559, and is considered amongst Titian's greatest works. It portrays the moment in which the goddess Diana ...more

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Doni Tondo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Doni Tondo Michelangelo - The Doni Tondo or Doni Madonna, sometimes called The Holy Family, is the only finished panel painting by the mature Michelangelo to survive. Now in the Uffizi in Florence, Italy, and still in its ...more

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Ginevra de' Benci is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Ginevra de' Benci Leonardo da Vinci - Ginevra de’ Benci is a portrait painting by Leonardo da Vinci of the 15th-century Florentine aristocrat Ginevra de’ Benci . The oil-on-wood portrait was acquired by the National Gallery of Art in ...more

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Leda and the Swan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Leda and the Swan Currently owned by the National Gallery in London, this painting is considered to be a 16th century copy of a lost painting of this subject by Michelangelo which he painted in 1530, in tempera.The ...more

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Mona Lisa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Mona Lisa Leonardo da Vinci - The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung ...more

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Portrait of Baldassare Castigl... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione Raphael - Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione is a c. 1514–1515 oil painting attributed to the Italian High Renaissance painter Raphael. Considered one of the great portraits of the Renaissance, it has an ...more

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Portrait of Sigismondo Pandolf... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Portrait of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta Piero della Francesca - The Portrait of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Piero della Francesca. It portrays the condottiero and lord of Rimini and Fano Sigismondo Pandolfo ...more

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Sacred and Profane Love is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Sacred and Profane Love Titian - Sacred and Profane Love is an oil painting by Titian, painted circa 1514. The painting is presumed to have been commissioned by Niccolò Aurelio, a secretary to the Venetian Council of Ten to ...more

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St. John the Baptist is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
St. John the Baptist Leonardo da Vinci - St. John the Baptist is an oil painting on walnut wood by Leonardo da Vinci. Completed from 1513 to 1516, when the High Renaissance was metamorphosing into Mannerism, it is believed to be his final ...more

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St. Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
St. Sebastian Raphael - St. Sebastian is a painting by the Italian High Renaissance artist Raphael, circa 1501-1502. Part of his early works, it is housed in the Accademia Carrara of Bergamo, Italy.

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St. Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
St. Sebastian Hendrick ter Brugghen - St. Sebastian is a painting by Dutch Carravaggist artist Hendrick ter Brugghen.

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The Battle of San Romano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
The Battle of San Romano Paolo Uccello - The Battle of San Romano is a set of three paintings by the Florentine painter Paolo Uccello depicting events that took place at the Battle of San Romano between Florentine and Sienese forces in 1432. ...more

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The Entombment is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
The Entombment Michelangelo - The Entombment is an unfinished painting of the placing of the body of Jesus in the garden tomb, now generally attributed to the Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarroti and dated to around ...more

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The Entombment of Christ is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
The Entombment of Christ Caravaggio - Caravaggio created one of his most admired altarpieces, The Entombment of Christ, in 1603–1604 for the second chapel on the right in Santa Maria in Vallicella, a church built for the Oratory of Saint ...more

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The Wedding at Cana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
The Wedding at Cana Paolo Veronese - The Wedding at Cana is a massive oil painting by the late-Renaissance or Mannerist Italian painter Paolo Veronese. It is on display in the Musée du Louvre in Paris, where it is the largest ...more

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Venus of Urbino is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Venus of Urbino Titian - The Venus of Urbino is a 1538 oil painting by the Italian master Titian. It depicts a nude young woman, identified with the goddess Venus, reclining on a couch or bed in the sumptuous surroundings of ...more

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Virgin and Child is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings
Virgin and Child Elisabetta Sirani - Virgin and Child (1663) is an oil-on-canvas painting by Italian painter Elisabetta Sirani.

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Virgin and child with John the... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Renaissance Paintings