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Famous Andrea Mantegna Paintings

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List of famous Andrea Mantegna paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Andrea Mantegna has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular Andrea Mantegna paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that Andrea Mantegna created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Andrea Mantegna paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

Examples include Guernica and Mona Lisa.

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  • Adoration of the Magi
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    The Adoration of the Magi is a painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Andrea Mantegna, from 1462. Together with The Ascension and The Circumcision, it forms a triptych created in 1827 at the Uffizi, where the picture can still be seen. The three works were acquired by the Medici in 1588 by the Gonzaga, whose member Ludovico had commissioned them to Mantegna in the 1460s for the Chapel of the Castle of St. George in Mantua. The panel with the Adoration of the Magi was probably located in the chapel's apse. The Magi are depicted while descending to the Child's grotto from a path carved out in the rock. The Virgin is portrayed with a crown of angels, according to a Byzantine...  more
    • Artist: Andrea Mantegna
    • Subject: Biblical Magi, Adoration of the Magi
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Death of the Virgin

    Death of the Virgin
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    The Death of the Virgin is a painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Andrea Mantegna, from c. 1462–1464. In this picture Mantegna depicts the last moment of Mary's life within a space defined by classical architectures, with a squared pavement which leads the observer's eyes towards the bed on which the Virgin lies. In the background is a lake scene which is a detailed reproduction of the bridge and the burgh of the Castle of St. George in Mantua. The work was originally part of the decoration of the Castle chapel, together with three panels now in the Uffizi of Florence: the Adoration of the Magi, The Ascension and The Circumcision. The unfinished appearance of the pilasters in the...  more
    • Artist: Andrea Mantegna
    • Subject: Blessed Virgin Mary
    • Art Form: Painting
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  • Presentation at the Temple
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    The Presentation at the Temple is painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Andrea Mantegna. Dating to c. 1455, it is housed in the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany....  more
    • Artist: Andrea Mantegna
    • Subject: Presentation of Jesus at the Temple
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    St. James Led to His Execution

    St. James Led to His Execution
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    St. James Led to His Execution was a painting by Andrea Mantegna. It was destroyed on March 11, 1944, when the Ovetari Chapel in Padua was bombed by the Allies during World War II. The British Museum owns a preparatory drawing for the painting....  more
    • Artist: Andrea Mantegna
    • Art Form: Painting
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