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List of famous Early renaissance paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Early 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 Early renaissance paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Early 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 Early renaissance paintings?” and “What are examples of Early renaissance paintings?”
Agony in the Garden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Early renaissance Paintings
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The Agony in the Garden is an early painting by the Italian Renaissance master Giovanni Bellini, who painted it around 1459–65. It is in the National Gallery, London. It portrays Christ kneeling on the Mount of Olives in prayer, with his disciples Peter, James and John sleeping near to him. The ...more

Artist: Giovanni Bellini

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Early renaissance

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Arnolfini Portrait is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Early renaissance Paintings
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The Arnolfini Portrait is an oil painting on oak panel dated 1434 by the Early Netherlandish painter Jan van Eyck. It is also known as The Arnolfini Wedding, The Arnolfini Marriage, The Arnolfini Double Portrait or the Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife, among other titles. The painting is ...more

Artist: Jan van Eyck

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Early renaissance

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Michael the Archangel


Artist: Jaume Huguet

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Early renaissance

Portrait of a Lady is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Early renaissance Paintings
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Portrait of a Lady


Portrait of a Lady is a painting by Paolo Uccello. ...more

Artist: Paolo Uccello

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Early renaissance