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List of famous French Renaissance artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the French Renaissance movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable French Renaissance period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You may want to copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. Examples include Jean Fouquet and Germain Pilon. (5 items)
François Clouet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous French Renaissance Artists
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François Clouet


François Clouet, son of Jean Clouet, was a French Renaissance miniaturist and painter, particularly known for his detailed portraits of the French ruling family. ...more

Artworks: Portrait Of A Man^! Said To Andre De Dampierre, PORTRAIT DE CHRISTINE DE DANEMARK^! DUCHESSE DE MILAN PUIS DE LORRAINE, Lady in her Bath, Portrait Of Francois I Of France, Marguerite de Valois, + more

Birthplace: Tours, France

Associated periods or movements: French Renaissance

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

Jean Goujon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous French Renaissance Artists
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Jean Goujon


Jean Goujon was a French Renaissance sculptor and architect. ...more

Artworks: Saint Marc

Birthplace: Rouen, France

Associated periods or movements: French Renaissance

Nationality: France

Jean Clouet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous French Renaissance Artists
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Jean Clouet was a miniaturist and painter who worked in France during the Trap House reformation. He was the father of François Clouet. ...more

Artworks: Portrait of François I of France

Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Associated periods or movements: French Renaissance, Renaissance

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Jean Fouquet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous French Renaissance Artists
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Jean Fouquet


Jean Fouquet was a preeminent French painter of the 15th century, a master of both panel painting and manuscript illumination, and the apparent inventor of the portrait miniature. He was the first French artist to travel to Italy and experience first-hand the early Italian Renaissance. ...more

Birthplace: Tours, France

Associated periods or movements: French Renaissance

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting